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Best college fight song: Georgia Tech or Oklahoma?

Fight songs are ingrained in the identity of every college in the NCAA. The bang of the drums and the united sound of the band get every fan ready for battle. We at The Tylt want to know which one you think is the best! In this matchup, we have Georgia Tech's "Ramblin' Wreck From Georgia Tech" against Oklahoma's "Boomer Sooner." According to legend, the Yellow Jackets' fight song has been around as long as the school. "Boomer Sooner" is an iconic battle hymn. Which one is better? 📣

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Imagine being an opposing player in a rival's stadium. You can block out general crowd noise just fine. But as soon as the band plays, you hear tens of thousands sing in unison, sending chills down your spine. That is the power of college fight songs.

These are the melodic battle cries college teams have used to rally their fans and pump up their athletes. Fans may come from different areas or grown up in different eras, but one of the things that unite them is when they sing that familiar song that reminds them of the school they love so much. We at the Tylt want to know which fight song is the best in the country. In this matchup, Georgia Tech's "Ramblin' Wreck of Georgia Tech" faces off against Oklahoma's "Boomer Sooner."

Don't forget to check out the other matchups!

Tennessee Volunteers—"Rocky Top" vs. Texas Longhorns—"Texas Fight"

Texas A&M Aggies—"The Aggie War Hymn" vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish—"Victory March"

Michigan Wolverines—"The Victors" vs. USC Trojans—"Fight On"

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Georgia Tech may not be the most popular football team now, but the school's fight song has stood the test of time. The song's early 20th century origins are murky, but the battle cry reached peak popularity when it was sung by Richard Nixon and Nikita Khrushchev at their 1959 meeting in Moscow. 

Here are the lyrics that get Yellow Jacket fans pumped every game:

I'm a Ramblin' Wreck from Georgia Tech and a hell of an engineer,
A helluva, helluva, helluva, helluva, hell of an engineer,
Like all the jolly good fellows, I drink my whiskey clear,
I'm a Ramblin' Wreck from Georgia Tech and a hell of an engineer.
Oh, if I had a daughter, sir, I'd dress her in White and Gold,
And put her on the campus, to cheer the brave and bold.
But if I had a son, sir, I'll tell you what he'd do.
He would yell, "To Hell with Georgia," like his daddy used to do.
Oh, I wish I had a barrel of rum and sugar three thousand pounds,
A college bell to put it in and a clapper to stir it around.
I'd drink to all good fellows who come from far and near.
I'm a ramblin', gamblin', hell of an engineer.
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"Boomer Sooner" has become one of the most iconic chants of college sports, and the fight song that comes with it is just as popular. The lyrics may not be as poetic has other battle cries, but the enthusiasm fans have when they scream the words is immeasurable: 

Boomer Sooner, Boomer Sooner
Boomer Sooner, Boomer Sooner
Boomer Sooner, Boomer Sooner
Boomer Sooner, OK U!
Oklahoma, Oklahoma
Oklahoma, Oklahoma
Oklahoma, Oklahoma
Oklahoma, OK U!
I'm a Sooner born and Sooner bred
and when I die, I'll be Sooner dead
Rah Oklahoma, Rah Oklahoma
Rah Oklahoma, OK U! 
FINAL RESULTS
Sports
Best college fight song: Georgia Tech or Oklahoma?
A festive crown for the winner
#RamblinWreckGT
#BoomerSoonerOU