(WVLT) - Smokey from the University of Tennessee has been named to the 5th annual Capital One All-American Mascot Team ans is in the running to be the Mascot of the Year.
Here's the Mascot Team:
Air Force Academy - The Bird
University of Maryland - Testudo
Auburn University - Aubie
University of Oklahoma - Sooner
Georgia Tech - Buzz
University of Tennessee - Smokey
North Carolina State - Mr. Wuf
University of Wisconsin - Bucky Badger
Syracuse University - Otto
Washington State University - Butch T. Cougar
University of Kentucky - Wildcat
Western Kentucky University - Big Red
The mascots will all go head-to-head each week and then will be in the "playoffs" in November. The winner will be announced during the Capital One Bowl on January 1.
Smokey received $5,000 for UT's mascot program and if he wins Mascot of the Year, he'll get another $5,000 for the program. To vote for Smokey, go to www.capitalonebowl.com.