Ramblin’ Wreck or one UGA dog, in Georgia they take their football seriously.

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Ramblin’ Wreck Model-A Ford

The 1930 Model A Ford was donated to Georgia Tech in 1961 by Capt. Ted Johnson, a then-retired pilot who had purchased and restored the car for his son. The official Ramblin’ Wreck appears on the field at all home football games and other events as a symbol of Georgia Tech.​ A second Model A was purchased and restored by the Alumni Association in the 1980s, and is used at alumni events. A third automobile was purchased and restored by the Georgia Tech Foundation, and is parked in the lobby of the Georgia Tech Hotel.

Other Traditions: The Whistle, “Buzz,” Ramblin’ Wreck Parade, Homecoming, Rat Caps, White and Gold, Oldest stadium in FBS football, “(I’m A) Ramblin’ Wreck From Georgia Tech,” To Hell With Georgia, The Varsity



In the last 100 years of intercollegiate football, Georgia’s Uga has established himself as the nation’s most well-known mascot. The line of pure white English bulldogs, which epitomizes everything Georgia, has been owned by the Frank W. “Sonny” Seiler family of Savannah, Ga., since Uga I first graced the campus in 1956.

Through the years, Uga has been defined by his spiked collar, a symbol of the position which he holds. He was given his name, an abbreviation for the university, by William Young of Columbus, a law school classmate of Seiler. Each of the Uga mascots is awarded a varsity letter in the form of a plaque, identical to those presented to all Bulldog athletes who letter in their respective sports.

As determined and published by the Pittsburgh Press, the University of Georgia is the only major college that actually buries its mascots within the confines of the stadium. Ugas I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII and VIII are buried in marble vaults near the main gate in the embankment of the South stands. Epitaphs to the dogs are inscribed in bronze, and before each home game, flowers are placed on their graves. The memorial plot attracts hundreds of fans and visitors each year.

For the past 20 years, Uga’s jerseys have been custom-made at the beginning of each season from the same material used for the players’ jerseys. Old jerseys are destroyed.(SOURCE)

Other Traditions: Ringing the Chapel Bell, Calling the Dawgs, World’s Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party, Between the Hedges, Silver Britches, Dawg Walk, Battle Hymn, Tombs of the Ugas, UGA Spike Squad, The Deep South’s Oldest Rivalry, Herschel Walker, Blind Pig Tavern, Go Dawgs