Recent Event Highlights: Uga VIII passes away, Uga VIII diagnosed with cancer, Uga VIII debuts, Uga VII passes away, Uga VII debuts, Uga VI passes away, and 4 more...
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Uga VIII passes away, barely a month after the young English bulldog was diagnosed with cancer.
Uga VIII is diagnosed with canine lymphoma and begins treatment at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine under his namesake, Dr. Bruce Hollett.
Russ returns from retirement to act as the interim mascot for the 2011 Liberty Bowl against UCF. Uga VIII had to stay behind in Savannah because of a stomach bug. It was Russ's ninth game and the loss puts his current record at 4-5.
Uga VIII, birth name Big Bad Bruce, debuts at Georgia's homecoming game against Vanderbilt.
Russ, the five-year-old half brother of Uga VII, steps in as the interim mascot in Atlanta against Georgia Tech.
Uga VII, Loran's Best, dies of heart-related causes. Uga VII had a 16-7 record as mascot for the University.
Uga VII, "Loran's Best," makes his debut as the mascot for the University of Georgia in the season opener against Georgia Southern. The team began the season ranked number one in the country, and defeated the Eagles 45-21.
Uga VI, the winningest mascot in school history, passes away from heart failure. Uga VI, "Uga V's Whatchagot Loran," had a 87-27 record while serving as Georgia's mascot, making him the record holder for most wins and most total games.
Uga VI, "Uga V's Whatchagot Loran," debuts in Athens in a 38-7 victory over Utah State. Uga VI weighs in as the heftiest of all the UGA mascots at 65 pounds.
Uga V, "Uga IV's Magillicuddy II," retires with a 65-39-1 record, giving way to his son, Uga VI. Uga V also presided over one of the University's most successful sporting seasons, placing second in the Director's Cup in 1999 after winning four NCAA team titles - women's swimming and diving, women's gymnastics, men's tennis and men's golf.
Uga V is named the nation's best mascot by Sports Illustrated and appears on the cover. Uga V would later use this star power to get a role in Clint Eastwood's "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil"
Uga V, "Uga IV's Magillicuddy II," makes his debut as the mascot for Georgia, a 18-13 loss at LSU.