FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2014 file photo, Georgia's mascot Uga IX is carried into Bobby Dodd Stadium by handler Charles Seiler during the traditional Dawg Walk before facing Georgia Tech in an NCAA football game in Atlanta. Georgia's famous bulldog in a re
David Tulis, File
October 03, 2014
FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2014 file photo, Georgia's mascot Uga IX is carried into Bobby Dodd Stadium by handler Charles Seiler during the traditional Dawg Walk before facing Georgia Tech in an NCAA football game in Atlanta. Georgia's famous bulldog in a re
David Tulis, File

College football has plenty of bulldogs, but there is only one Uga.

Georgia's famous bulldog in a red sweater might not be the most imposing mascot, nor is he the wackiest, but you would be hard pressed to find a more famous furry friend roaming the sidelines on a football Saturday.

Ahead of the 2014 college football season, The Associated Press asked its panel of Top 25 voters, who are known for ranking the nation's top teams each week, to weigh in on which school had the best mascot.

Live animals dominated the top of the list, led by Uga. Ralphie, Colorado's stampeding buffalo, finished second behind Uga. LSU's beautiful and intimidating Bengal Tiger named Mike was third, followed by the Stanford Tree and Oregon's costumed Duck.

The next five in the top 10 are Chief Osceola of Florida State; Texas' longhorn steer named Bevo; the West Virginia Mountaineer; Michigan State's Sparty; and the Masked Rider from Texas Tech.

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