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College Football Team Name Vocabulary

All the answers are college team names. Guess the name, based on the definition.
All answers are PLURAL, even if definitions are singular
Bowl Subdivision only
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First submittedOctober 13, 2013
Last updatedFebruary 22, 2017
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Definition
Team Name
Bison
Buffaloes
Sled dogs
Huskies
Texas cattle breed
Longhorns
Tropical storms in the North Atlantic
Hurricanes
Generic low-pressure spinning storms
Cyclones
Mountain lions
Cougars
Type of small, edible turtle
Terrapins
People who deface property
Vandals
Cadets in a Naval academy
Midshipmen
Revolutionary War militiamen ready
to fight on short notice
Minutemen
Definition
Team Name
Short for "agricultural college"
Aggies
Citizens of Troy
Trojans
Feral pigs of North America
Razorbacks
Craftsmen who weld steel pipes and boilers
Boilermakers
Fighting roosters
Gamecocks
Old-fashioned term for brown bears
Bruins
Buckin' horses
Broncos
Feral horses of the American West
Mustangs
Speedy land birds of the desert
Roadrunners
People who claimed land before the
land rush officially started
Sooners
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level 73
Dec 10, 2013
Huh...i always thought that sooners were the actual wagons that were used. Not the people. Learned something new i guess.
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level 51
Jul 30, 2014
Those are Schooners
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level 71
Jun 11, 2015
Fun! I missed commodores and cyclones, and tried rebels for vandals.
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level 43
Mar 24, 2017
How about Nittany Lions for 'mountain lions?' That is Penn State's mascot and they are definitely FBS (Big Ten Conference). Nittany is one of the two mountains that State College is located next to, so that's where the name comes from.
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level 66
Apr 30, 2017
I second this. The name originated from Mt, Nittany Lions - allegedly from a student manager in early 1900s
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level 71
Aug 24, 2019
But that’s not the real name of the animal. A “Nittany” lion is just a made-up term for an eastern mountain lion, a subspecies (probably maybe) of mountain lions out West.
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level 78
Oct 9, 2017
Should probably also take catamounts (UVM) as well as cougars
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level 67
Oct 11, 2017
UVM doesn't even have a football team...
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level 43
Oct 9, 2017
Go Bruins!
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level 76
Oct 9, 2017
I thought all turtles were edible. I got the answer, but the definition didn't seem specific to me. Fun quiz!
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level 40
Oct 10, 2017
I mean... I thought the same thing. If I want to eat that turtle, I figure I can find a way. Pretty neat quiz, though.
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level 67
Sep 7, 2018
Go Terps!
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level 79
Oct 9, 2017
As someone who has lived their entire life in Texas and the wife of a fighting farmer. I have to have to call out your definition for what someone from College Station/Las Cruces etc. is. I think "Slang for someone who farms or ranches" would be better. Your definition describes the institution which would be an "Ag" or "Ag School".
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level 51
Oct 9, 2017
Nice that you included both Broncos and Vandals!
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level 79
Oct 9, 2017
Too bad ISU isn't Bowl Subdivision, or QM could have included Bengals as well. Poor Poky :(
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level 77
Oct 9, 2017
Only missed bruins and boilermakers but probably haven't heard of half these teams.
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level 32
Oct 11, 2017
https://www.jetpunk.com/user-quizzes/173889/college-football-teams-by-state
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level 82
Jan 9, 2018
I suggest making "Thundering Herd" an acceptable answer for the clue "Bison" :)
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level 38
Jan 24, 2018
Not so sure you can count that, there are many animals considered herds. Marshall just uses buffaloes as their mascot. But the name could reference to any animal that form herds. Examples; elephants, horses, sheep etc.
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level 82
Aug 29, 2018
There's only one college team named Thundering Herd, and they are referring to bison.