Fun College Team Names Quiz

Guess the unusual team names of these universities.
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Last updated: October 4, 2012
First submittedOctober 4, 2012
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School
Team Name
Wake Forest
Demon Deacons
Alabama
Crimson Tide
Purdue
Boilermakers
Delaware
Fightin' Blue Hens
Nebraska
Cornhuskers
Vanderbilt
Commodores
Minnesota
Golden Gophers
Marshall
Thundering Herd
School
Team Name
Indiana
Hoosiers
Texas Christian
Horned Frogs
Georgetown
Hoyas
Oklahoma
Sooners
South Carolina
Gamecocks
Maryland
Terrapins
Akron
Zips
School
Team Name
Virginia Tech
Hokies
UC Santa Cruz
Banana Slugs
Illinois
Fighting Illini
Penn
Quakers
North Texas
Mean Green
Syracuse
Orange
San Diego State
Aztecs
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Level 35
Oct 16, 2012
With the exception of South Carolina, I believe these are unique to the named school. There are multiple gamecocks.
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Level 33
Nov 14, 2012
What about the Lobos?
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Level 44
Dec 28, 2012
Go Herd! (I'm a Marshall girl). What about Southern Illinois Salukis?
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Level 40
Jun 26, 2013
Bannana Slugs. The best name in College Sports. If only they were good...
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Level 88
Mar 19, 2014
I was hoping Delta State's Fighting Okra would show up here. There's more fun to be had if you leave D1
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Level 23
Oct 16, 2014
Haha...good stuff!
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Level 49
Jan 20, 2015
LMAO @fighting okra, must have been trying to eat it and keep it down ? :)
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Level 71
Apr 3, 2014
The UC system has some very strange nicknames...
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Level 82
Sep 4, 2014
My alma mater was the Cobbers. And yes, our mascot is an angry looking corn cob. Good times!
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Level 17
Mar 17, 2015
how about the Campbell Fighting Camels
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Level 54
Mar 19, 2015
Oglethorpe Stormy Petrels, North Florida Ospreys, South Dakota State Jackrabbits, Furman Paladins
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Level 58
Aug 19, 2015
Evergreen State College Geoducks. :) But I think the only sport that they might have there would be ultimate frisbee.
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Level 74
Aug 24, 2015
How about the UC Irvine Anteaters?
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Level 44
Oct 2, 2015
I recall Dartmouth trying to implement an anthropomorphic beer keg by the name of "Keggy" a few years back.
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Level 51
Feb 18, 2017
My favorite: The UCSC Banana Slugs. :) But what about the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors?
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Level 45
Mar 24, 2017
How about Indiana State Sycamores?
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Level 78
Jun 12, 2017
Would've only gotten 21/22 except that not 15 minutes ago, while channel jumping, I cam across Pulp Fiction where Samuel L. Jackson and John Travolta are getting hosed-off, and Travolta put on a Banana Slugs t-shirt. No joke. What were the odds??? Bailed me out and got a perfect 5!
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Level 65
Dec 1, 2017
Please tell me Texas Christian's fight song is: You Ain't Nuthin' But A Horned Frog.
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Level 81
Jan 18, 2019
Don't forget the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers.