Texas mascot Bevo, a steer, charges Georgia mascot Uga, a dog, before game

The stress was once top at Tuesday’s Sugar Bowl as a Texas longhorn charged a Georgia bulldog who’d strayed into his territory. And this was once prior to the avid gamers even took the sector.

The reside mascots from Texas and Georgia — a steer and a bulldog, respectively — in short were given into an altercation forward of kickoff, after the 2 animals have been positioned in combination for a pre-game image.

Uga, the Georgia mascot, was once introduced over to Texas’ Bevo, who didn’t take too kindly to Uga’s encroachment and charged the canine — sending the ones across the animal scattering.

Bevo the longhorn cheers on the University of Texas as they take on the University of Georgia at the 2019 Allstate Sugar Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2018, in New Orleans.

Bevo the longhorn cheers at the College of Texas as they take at the College of Georgia on the 2019 Allstate Sugar Bowl on the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2018, in New Orleans.
(Cheryl Gerber/AP Photographs for Allstate)

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“We have been looking to flip him round to take an image, and he made a run for it,” Patrick McDowell, considered one of Bevo’s handlers instructed ESPN. “He was once simply going to mention hello.”

Bevo, who will flip four this month, is in his 3rd season with Texas, in step with Dawn Ranch proprietor John Baker. Uga, who’s five, is in his fourth season with Georgia, the canine’s handler Charles Seiler stated.

Seiler stated Uga wasn’t too fearful of Bevo as a result of he has hung out on a farm with 3 different steers.

Uga the bulldog cheers on the University of Georgia as they take on the University of Texas at the 2019 Allstate Sugar Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, in New Orleans.

Uga the bulldog cheers at the College of Georgia as they take at the College of Texas on the 2019 Allstate Sugar Bowl on the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, in New Orleans.
(Cheryl Gerber/AP Photographs for Allstate)

Nonetheless, the pre-game kerfuffle ended up being a predictor of the general consequence: Texas ended up defeating Georgia, 28-21.

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