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Big Red competing for mascot title

bigred-mascot challengeFor the sixth time in the last eight years, WKU’s Big Red has been named to the 2009 CapitalOne All-America Mascot Team and will compete for the coveted title of CapitalOne Mascot of the Year.

Big Red was announced as the 10th of 12 competing mascots joining: Billy the Goat (Navy), Testudo (Maryland), Sebastian the Ibis (Miami), Bearcat (Cincinnati), Bucky Badger (Wisconsin), Mike the Tiger (LSU), SuperFrog (TCU), Jack Rabbit (South Dakota State), and Butch T. Cougar (Washington State). The final two particpants will be announced soon.

Voting for the CapitalOne Mascot of the Year contest begins Aug. 31 and runs through December. To view a video of Big Red and more about the event, check out the Mascot Challenge Facebook page.

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