Sports Illustrated ranked Otto the Orange as the ninth-best college mascot of all time in their latest issue celebrating the 150th anniversary of college football.
The ranking praises Otto for being “as sweet as the fruit he embodies.” Otto is the only mascot from the ACC that made the list.
Here’s how they ranked the full top 10:
- University of Georgia: Uga
- University of Oregon: The Duck
- Louisiana State University: Mike the Tiger
- University of Texas: Bevo
- Stanford University: The Tree
- University of Colorado: Ralphie the Buffalo
- University of South Carolina: Cocky the Gamecock
- Western Kentucky University: Big Red
- Syracuse University: Otto the Orange
- University of Tennessee: Smokey