The results were announced at halftime of the bowl game today between Wisconsin and South Carolina. The Gamecocks won 34-24.
The contest had fans click “vote now” to earn a point, complete weekly 25-point challenges or upload photos or videos of themselves doing a cheer in public to accumulate points for their mascot. Voting in the contest closed Dec. 16.
Capitol One said the winning school will get a $20,000 scholarship toward its mascot program. And the other participating schools will get $5,000 for their programs.
The Texas Tech Raider “Wreck ‘Em” Red, last year’s champ, reached the finals against Rocky but lost.
This year’s write-in winner was Buzz from Georgia Tech.