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brewhan davey
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Member since Sep 2010
26465 posts

re: Best college nicknames
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A bunch of white NCAA guys: "This is offensive to Seminoles and you must stop"
The actual Seminoles: "No it's not. We like it. Shut the frick up."




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TIGERSandFROGS
TCU Fan
Member since Jul 2007
3608 posts

re: Best college nicknames
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No, rule of thumb should be people should be able to name their business what they fricking want


I generally agree with this sentiment, but this isn't a private enterprise--it's the official team name of a state university.


Phoenix43
LSU Fan
Member since Sep 2012
160 posts

re: Best college nicknames
Fighting Tigers comes from the 141 F.A. from the Civil war. The Louisiana Brigade who's motto was "TRY US" Nothing generic about that.


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TigerintheNO
LSU Fan
New Orleans
Member since Jan 2004
26172 posts

re: Best college nicknames
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Hawaii Rainbow Warriors


The AD got rid of the name because it was 'too gay'


white perch
Northwestern St. Fan
the bright, happy side of hell
Member since Apr 2012
4225 posts

re: Best college nicknames


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Sophandros
Tulane Fan
Victoria Concordia Crescit
Member since Feb 2005
45189 posts

re: Best college nicknames
An old school one: Univ. Of Nebraska Bug Eaters.


12Pence
LSU Fan
Member since Jan 2013
4095 posts

re: Best college nicknames
UMass Minutemen.


ForeverLSU02
Penn Fan
Albany
Member since Jun 2007
38746 posts

re: Best college nicknames
Anteaters
Shockers


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chalmetteowl
#OwlUp
Member since Jan 2008
16825 posts

re: Best college nicknames
i love me some Dirtbags...

then you have a team of surfer guys like Jered Weaver pitching for them...


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ohiovol
Tennessee Fan
Member since Jan 2010
16136 posts

re: Best college nicknames
I know I'm biased, but for historical reasons, I love 'Volunteers' as a mascot.


BOSCEAUX
LSU Fan
Where the Down Boys go.
Member since Mar 2008
36224 posts

re: Best college nicknames
I always liked Idaho because their mascot is a crime.


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DownSouthCrawfish
LSU Fan
Karma, Shakers, or Bed
Member since Oct 2011
9348 posts

re: Best college nicknames
Marshall Thundering Herd
ULL Ragin Cajuns
Furman Paladins


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RoyMcavoy
Akron Fan
Member since Jul 2010
1823 posts

re: Best college nicknames
<----- Akron Zips


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BennyAndTheInkJets
Columbia Fan
NYC / Orange County
Member since Nov 2010
4454 posts

re: Best college nicknames
The Arkansas schools are all pretty weird.

UofA - Razorbacks
UofA Monticello - Boll Weevils
Arkansas Tech - Wonder Boys (Not joking)
ASU - Red Wolves
UALR - Trojans


rockchlkjayhku11
Georgia Fan
Cincinnati, OH
Member since Aug 2006
30206 posts

re: Best college nicknames
Jayhawks is a pretty fricking sweet nickname with some real meaning iyam


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DownSouthCrawfish
LSU Fan
Karma, Shakers, or Bed
Member since Oct 2011
9348 posts

re: Best college nicknames
You forgot UAPB Golden Lions.


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ToulatownTiger
Southeastern LA Fan
Louisiana
Member since Oct 2012
4502 posts

re: Best college nicknames
Chippewas


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TulaneUVA
Virginia Fan
Member since Jun 2005
21976 posts

re: Best college nicknames
Most of these mentioned in the thread aren't even nicknames? They're just the athletic team names.

Nicknames would be like "Bayou Bengals". Or like in UVA's case, "Wahoos" instead of the athletic team name "Cavaliers"


rutiger
New York Yankees Fan
purgatory
Member since Jun 2007
17238 posts

re: Best college nicknames
Humboldt state lumberjacks. Im a proud alum.


brewhan davey
USA Fan
Audubon Place
Member since Sep 2010
26465 posts

re: Best college nicknames
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Arkansas Tech - Wonder Boys (Not joking)


Seriously?


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