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Ole Miss releases mascot designs for vote

Posted on: October 6, 2010 10:15 am
Edited on: October 6, 2010 10:40 am
 
Posted by Chip Patterson

Sadly, the movement for Admiral Ackbar as Ole Miss' new sideline prowler was shut down after a powerful student movement, and now we must look at other options that will not be trademarked by Lucasfilm.  It's true that the leader of the Calamari star fleet would have served as an intimidating figure for the Rebels, lurking on the sideline carefully watching the game through his oversized squid-eyes.  Just imagine how useful he could be for fake punts and other trick plays, with the ability to inform head coach Houston Nutt that "It's A Trap!"

But the voting opens today for the Ole Miss community to voice their preferences on the new mascot.  The vote will not ultimately determine the selection, though this is the most democratic step in the decision process.  The student-run mascot selection committee has narrowed it down to these three candidates.

(Images via: Clarion-Ledger)  







What are your thoughts on the new mascot choices in Oxford?  Let us know in the comments below.

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Comments

Since: Sep 27, 2007
Posted on: October 12, 2010 10:41 pm
 

Ole Miss releases mascot designs for vote

GO REBELS AND GO Ole Miss Mascot:   VOTING for REBEL LAND SHARKS---FINS UP!




Since: Jul 5, 2009
Posted on: October 7, 2010 3:41 pm
 

Ole Miss releases mascot designs for vote

So, I suppose in this PC nation, the NCAA and our government will want to be rid of all National Parks dealing with the Civil War, WWI, WWII, Korea and Vietnam because the statues MIGHT offend someone.  I dislike anyone who would denigrate our country in the name of PC correctness.  When they start on Arlington then I'll start loading my gun.....



Since: Jul 5, 2009
Posted on: October 7, 2010 3:28 pm
 

Ole Miss releases mascot designs for vote

Who decides PC bull****.  Ole Miss should take this to court.  I don't recall any law about mascots, but the NCAA, PUS****, that they are, would penalize them financially which is total BULL****!!!!!  Somebody needs to grow a set!



Since: Oct 7, 2010
Posted on: October 7, 2010 1:17 pm
 

Ole Miss releases mascot designs for vote

Why do people think anything that has to do with the Ole Miss mascot or the Rebel Flag is a racial slam.  I'm sick of all you people thinking everything in the south is against african americans.  The Civil War was started over business.  If you had any sense you'd go back and read a history book and get your facts straight.  That goes for the NAACP too.  This PC mess has gone on long enough.  You can't even have a mascot, much less a name of anything native american.  Grow up people and stop taking offense to everything.




Since: Oct 9, 2006
Posted on: October 7, 2010 1:11 pm
 

IT'S A TRAP!!!

Admrial Akbar needs to be the mascot. There's really nobody else. He will always be my Ol Miss mascot.

Think of the crossover involved! Star Wars fans would become College Football Fans!? are you kidding me?

somebody needs to convince geroge lucas to get behind the Akbar.



Since: Oct 6, 2010
Posted on: October 7, 2010 1:01 pm
 

Ole Miss releases mascot designs for vote

If those are the choices... How about D. The Rebel Turd



Since: Jul 5, 2009
Posted on: October 7, 2010 11:00 am
 

Ole Miss releases mascot designs for vote

jgd525:  The only time I've been in a trailer was when I visited a friend in Alabama, and he was nice enough to allow me to sleep inside while he slept under the poarch with his dogs.  He seemed to enjoy it...The next day he took me to see the "Bear's" grave, where he prayed and they sprayed for the blowflies that were gathering there...



Since: Nov 28, 2006
Posted on: October 7, 2010 9:56 am
 

Ole Miss releases mascot designs for vote

The hotty Toddy looks like the Greendale Human - from community



Since: Sep 27, 2009
Posted on: October 7, 2010 9:54 am
 

Ole Miss releases mascot designs for vote

I understand this is a serious endeavor, but... ROFLMAO - please tell me this is some kind of joke unrelated to the process;  b/c if it isn't, somebody is making a mockery of it.  While some of the attire ain't bad - even Houston's full-brimmed hat - ROFL [again];  these goofy caricatures are an embarrassment to all concerned.



Since: Sep 1, 2009
Posted on: October 7, 2010 9:50 am
 

Ole Miss releases mascot designs for vote

I'm embarrassed and I care nothing about Ole Miss.  Hot Toddy is a freakin' drink with honey, tea, lemon, and brandy.  They turned that into a fight song cry "Hotty Toddy" and now looking at a mascot! What kind of mascot is that?  Landshark is another freakin' drink......it's beer!  I'm gonna start thinking that all they do is drink on the grove.  How many bears are in Mississippi?  They can't have that much of a population, it's too freakin' hot.  This is so stupid that I have nothing intelligent to say.


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