Big Red A Candidate For Mascot Hall Of Fame

Bowling Green, Ky. — For the second year in a row, Western Kentucky University mascot Big Red is a finalist for the Mascot Hall of Fame.

Big Red is one of six collegiate mascots on the ballot, joining Brutus Buckeye (Ohio State), The Ibis (Miami), Lil Red (Nebraska), Smokie (Tennessee) and Sparty (Michigan State). There are also six professional mascots on the ballot.

On-line voting at begins Monday and will run through Sept. 6. For more information, contact Christopher Bruce of the Raymond Entertainment Group at 302-393-7619 or

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