Tigers are popular mascots. Just in major college football, five teams — or 3.8 percent of all the programs — are named the Tigers.
What college football teams have a Tiger mascot?
Auburn has been known as the Tigers ever since its first football game in 1892. The nickname is believed to derive from a poem by Oliver Goldsmith, written in 1770, entitled “The Deserted Village.” The school’s student paper, the Auburn Plainsman, may also have gotten its name from the poem.
How many NCAA teams are Tigers?
The second most common nickname in college sports is the “tigers.” Louisiana State University (LSU), Auburn University, Tennessee State University, and 43 other NCAA teams are nicknamed the “tigers.”
What is the most common mascot?
It’s no wonder the bulldog stands as of the most common high school mascots around today.
Who is the highest paid mascot?
The highest–paid mascot in the professional sports industry is the NBA’s Rocky, according to Sapling. The Denver Nuggets mascot makes over 10 times the average salary for a professional sports team mascot with a salary of $625,000.
Who has the best tiger mascot?
9: Mike The Tiger. The best live mascot there is, Mike the Tiger, for LSU.