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Ole Miss adopts Landshark as its official mascot

Post by A1A-BJB » October 6, 2017 5:11 pm

http://thedmonline.com/breaking-ole-mis ... al-mascot/

After heated debate and conversation, the University of Mississippi is adopting the Landshark as its official mascot. Chancellor Jeffrey Vitter announced the retirement of Rebel the Black Bear in a letter Friday morning.

Vitter wrote that the Associated Student Body-conducted poll confirmed the sentiments he and Athletics Director Ross Bjork have heard that the Landshark and “Fins Up” best represent the athletics program.

After the poll, the administration sought other opinions from alumni, staff, faculty, graduate students and representatives from Athletics. All were in unanimous support of the Landshark change.

“The growth of the Landshark mystique over the last seven years has been phenomenal with every athletics team embracing it,” Vitter wrote.

Athletics will design, develop and launch the mascot and unveil it before the 2018 football season, according to the letter.


Full text of the letter is at the link above.

From the letter:

In closing, I want to state unequivocally that we are — and always will be — the Ole Miss Rebels. And I am asking all Rebels to unite around our new Landshark mascot.
Hotty Toddy and Fins Up!


Jeffrey S. Vitter


Sure hope they cleared everything with Jimmy (a Southern Miss grad) and Landshark Lager

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Re: Ole Miss adopts Landshark as its official mascot

Post by lime rickie » October 6, 2017 7:03 pm

Are they having a ceremony? Where's HOG? :P
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Re: Ole Miss adopts Landshark as its official mascot

Post by A1A-BJB » October 7, 2017 12:07 pm

Athletics will design, develop and launch the mascot and unveil it before the 2018 football season, according to the letter.
Guess you'll have to check at the Daily Mississippian online (Ole Miss campus newspaper) for further developments and the exact date.
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