Hairy Dawg & Uga VI (6) Bulldog Mascot

Hairy Dawg & Uga VI (6) Bulldog Mascot

Description: Hairy Dawg and Uga VI Bulldog Mascots Uga VI


Caption: Tradition has it that the University of Georgia acquired the nickname Bulldogs because of the strong ties with Yale whose nickname is Bulldogs. The name appeared to stick in 1920, when several newspaper stories referred to the football team as the Georgia Bulldogs. Hairy Dawg and Uga are likely the most recognized bulldogs in the country, attending Georgia home football games, athletic events and many other special events on and off campus.

Date of Photo: 9/2/2006
Credit: Dot Paul, University of Georgia
Photographic Services File: 22913-005

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