Dan Treadway
Monday February 24th, 2014

On Sunday, Bradley University introduced their new gargoyle mascot "Kaboom," thus culminating two years worth of studies and surveys, presumably to determine the most confusing mascot possible for the Peoria, Illinois-based university.

Bradley's nickname will still be the Braves, which appropriately adds another layer of confusion to this entire story. It's apparent that school officials were attempting to light the mascot on fire with pyrotechnics in the video above, but unfortunately failed, leaving the city of Peoria hopelessly enslaved to this demon's despotic rule for the foreseeable future.

But on the bright side for Bradley, Kaboom has a ways to go in order to match the sheer horror that is the Providence Friar:

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