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Monday, January 03, 2005

Yet Another Total Drek Contest!

What time is it, boys and girls? It's time for another Total Drek Contest(TM)!

In honor of tomorrow night's Orange Bowl, college football's "national" "championship," Drek and I (mostly I) are offering a college football-themed contest. (Drek: This is why I love having a co-blogger. I would never do anything like that in a million years.)

Here's the contest: match the following silly college fight song lyrics (numbered 1-20) with the college they represent (lettered A-T). These are carefully selected as some of the silliest fight song lyrics in all of college football. Have a read:

1. "Beavers, beavers, fighters through and through!"
2. "Boomer sooner, O. K. U.!"
3. "Bruins roam the hills of Westwood."
4. "Bulldog, bulldog, bow wow wow!"
5. "Each loyal son knows that Colgate will lose."
6. "Fight on and win for old S. C.!"
7. "For dear old State, we'll yell like hell!"
8. "Hail to the victors valiant, hail to the conquering heroes!"
9. "He always sings raggy music to his cattle as he swings."
10. "Hullaballoo, caneck, caneck!"
11. "I'm Carolina born and Carolina bred, and when I die, I'll be Carolina dead."
12. "It's harder to push them over the line than pass the Dardanelles."
13. "Love of family, love of friends, love of country too..."
14. "Oskie wow-wow!"
15. "Our coeds are the fairest, and each one's a shining star."
16. "Rah-rah-rah for Ski-U-Mah!"
17. "Teach the Bulldogs to behave, send the Yellow Jackets to a watery grave."
18. "That's why all the folks on Rocky Top get their corn from a jar."
19. "The stadium rings as everyone signs."
20. "We'll all have drinks at Theodore Zincks..."

A. Cornell University
B. Mississippi State University
C. Oregon State University
D. Syracuse University
E. Texas A&M University
F. University of Alabama
G. University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)
H. University of Illinois
I. University of Iowa
J. University of Michigan
K. University of Minnesota
L. University of North Carolina
M. University of Nebraska
N. University of Oklahoma
O. University of Southern California
P. University of Tennessee
Q. University of Utah
R. University of Washington
S. University of Wyoming
T. Yale University

Just match up numbers to the appropriate letters. Post your responses as comments to this post, or E-mail them to me at The deadline to enter is this Friday; the winner will be announced next Monday. Get the most correct answers and win!

What do you win? What do you win!? Besides the love and admiration of Slag and thousands - millions - of Total Drek readers? You want something tangible, punk?

Well, then, here's what you win: a small measure of control over the future of Total Drek. Drek and I will give you a one-time pass to suggest a blogging topic for Total Drek. Want to hear what Slag thinks about social network analysis? Want to hear what Drek did with that piranha and his sister's birthday cake when he was 11? Dream up anything you want, and we'll post about it!

Fight on, Total Drek!


Blogger jeremy said...

You might want to check again, but I think #19 is from Gallaudet University's fight song.

Monday, January 03, 2005 8:58:00 PM  

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