Best college mascot: Albert and Alberta Gator or Brutus? | The Tylt
Best college mascot: Albert and Alberta Gator or Brutus?
Whether it's running out with the team, interacting with the crowd or making appearances in the community, college mascots are the lovable representatives of universities that no one can get enough of. Players might disappoint, coaches may be subpar, but mascots are always there to pick you up.
In the spirit of the upcoming March Madness, we at The Tylt want to know who the best mascot in the country is! One side of the bracket is exclusively live mascots, while the other is costumed symbols of their respective universities. Choose your favorite!
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After a series of misfortunes of having a live gator as their mascot, the University of Florida decided to go with costumed representatives and never looked back.
Albert Gator was introduced in 1970 and Alberta was added in 1986. Both have become symbols of the university and will live on long after each student graduates. Here is Alyssa Ramos of The Alligator with more:
Albert is suave, charismatic and ambitious. Alberta is confident, sassy and chic...It’s a tradition for members of the mascot program to not reveal their identities as Albert and Alberta
It's a tough hang to be represented by a nut, but Brutus makes it look good.
The rambunctious Buckeye has made appearances with College Gameday and has over 30 statues all over Ohio State. He also has the largest bust in the Mascot Hall of Fame and is a former Universal Cheerleaders Association Division I College Mascot National Champion.