The Real Story of Uga, the University of Georgia's Bulldog Mascots

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History of University of Georgia's “Uga I Through VIII” Bulldog Mascot
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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. Although the University of Georgia is now known as the home of Uga, the pure white English bulldog, several mascots led the Red and Black before Frank W. Seiler provided the current lineage.
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Photo provided by FlickrNov 24, 2009 - Uga The death last week of Uga VII, the bulldog mascot for the University of Georgia's football team, hit a number of fans like a ton of bricks.
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The of Uga VII, the bulldog mascot for the University of Georgia's football team, hit a number of fans like a ton of bricks. (Perhaps fittingly, Uga VII himself rather resembled a ton of bricks, tipping the scales at 56 pounds.) Uga VII, like his father Uga VI, apparently died as a result of a heart condition. Uga VIII, whose registered name was Big Bad Bruce, assumed his duties as the University of Georgia mascot in October, when UGA President Michael Adams slipped a red collar on the bulldog's thick neck at the 50-yard-line of Sanford Stadium before Georgia's homecoming game with Vanderbilt.But if PETA has anything to say about it, there won't be one. Today, the animal-rights group's animals in entertainment specialist, Desiree Acholla, to University of Georgia athletic director Damon Evans, asking him to "honor Uga VII by choosing an animatronic or solely use a costumed mascot to represent the Georgia Bulldogs in the future."As the NCAA’s most celebrated living mascot, the University of Georgia bulldog is one important canine. To date, there have been eight dogs that have held the name Uga (pronounced UH-guh) a derivation of the school’s familiar acronym UGA. Frank W. “Sonny” Seiler has owned the Uga lineage since 1956 taking each dog to every game from his home in Savannah, Ga. ever since. Every dog has had its own personality, legacy, and win record but each shares in the long held traditions of college mascots.Martha Teichner takes the field at the University of Georgia with one of the football team's biggest stars - their bulldog mascot, Uga, who gives new meaning to being treated "like a dog.""This is a very sad day for the entire Bulldog Nation," Director of Athletics Damon Evans said. "Uga has always been such a strong figure associated the University of Georgia nationwide. Uga VI was a damn good mascot and a damn good dog. He was an outstanding representative of our fine institution. While this is a sad day for all Bulldog fans, our condolences especially go out to the Seiler family."