Yearbook Pictures of Schooldays Past

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While studio portraits usually reflect us looking our best, this isn’t the case with school pictures. More often than not, having your picture taken in school usually consists of you sitting for the photographer for a few minutes before they send you on your way. Not to mention, our yearbook pictures often show us in hairstyles and outfits that haven’t aged necessarily well. This is especially the case for those who attended school during the 1960s to the 1980s. Then there’s the fact many children don’t like sitting still or having their picture taken while grade school kids may be sporting missing teeth. Not to mention, when kids reach middle school age and hit puberty, they often go a few years in an awkward phase. Some may even wear braces or have very terrible acne. Anyway, the school pictures you see on this post come from Awkward Family Photos, which will make your embarrassing yearbook pics seem rather tame in comparison. So for your reading pleasure, bask in these old yearbook photos that will give you much needed back to school giggles.

  1. Sometimes you ought to know when not to put your hair up.

From Awkward Family Photos: “This is a photo of my mom when she was in 6th grade. Not sure who her barber was but they may have been blind.”

2. Apparently, Austin Powers’ mojo didn’t pass down to his young son.

Though he can behave well enough to become an international man of mystery. But the garish shirt is another matter.

3. They call him, “Triangle Guy.”

I don’t think I’d smile with pride if I played the triangle in the marching band. Then again, he may have played other instruments.

4. Obviously, Napoleon Dynamite’s school picture is exactly what you’d expect.

From Awkward Family Photos: “My senior yearbook photo, shot in the summer of 1977. My mother handed me her charge card (with a note allowing me to use it) and dared to let me go alone to pick-out my photo attire. She was horrified when I brought home a green leisure suit, sans tie. She marched me back to Montgomery Ward and returned it, and purchased this proper three-piece corduroy suit, in rust, complete with a clip-on tie and matching suede shoes. Not only was I Napoleon Dynamite before he was even born, when I looked at the yearbook photos the next year, most of the boys wearing leisure suits didn’t graduate. Thanks Mom!”

5. In the 1980s, frizzy hair was all the rage.

From Awkward Family Photos: “I love this photo because there was no doubt in my mind that I looked absolutely awesome that day. This was my favorite look and I rocked it with zero shame. Incidentally, it would be years before a boy actually liked me, but I was too cool to care.”

6. Heard of 13 Going on 30? Well, this is 6 going on 60.

From Awkward Family Photos: “Although it was nearly 30 years ago, I remember this day. Specifically, I remember putting a lot of thought into the details of my outfit. I needed to look sophisticated, and mature, but like I still knew how to have fun (hence the bolo tie and homemade fimo clay earrings). My mother helped me achieve this look by graciously allowing me to get a perm on only the top of my short hair, and by choosing my fantastic eye wear.”

7. When it’s school picture day and have to hide your hideous haircut.

From Awkward Family Photos: “The year– 1977. For my 2nd grade class picture, I was determined to wear this hat my Grandmother made for me; after all, it matched the dress my mother picked out for me! This photo is the re-take; when my mom saw the first picture – with the hat – she made me go for a do-over. Needless to say the hat came with that day too. I still stand by my decision.”

8. Apparently, wearing his hair in braids didn’t go over too well.

From Awkward Family Photos: “When my daughter asks why she can’t wear things she thinks are ‘cool,’ I show her this photo from my freshman year in high school.”

9. She has a rather angelic side to her.

The site states that it’s a senior portrait. But from the lighting, you get the impression she’s dead.

10. Nothing can tear apart a boy and his chair.

Seems more like he’s posing for a cheap advertisement or Power Point background. I’m expecting to see a brand new product or some cheesy word art any time now.

11. When you wake up with a bad hair day for school photos.

From Awkward Family Photos: “That was the last time my mom ever did my hair.” And yes, her hair is quite atrocious.

12. There are times when some people don’t know when to stop with the hair care products.

From Awkward Family Photos: “This is my oldest brother. When he came to the states , his first obsession was rock&roll… followed by big hair.”

13. The 1980s saw all kinds of mullets such as the spike top.

From Awkward Family Photos: “When my son asks why he can’t get his hair cut in a style he thinks is ‘cool’, I show him this photo from my freshman year in high school.”

14. Dwayne was always a proud son of the South.

Here he stands tall in front of the racist Confederate flag wearing a tux, mullet, and earring. Seriously, if he wore camo, he’d be full redneck.

15. A fisher always poses with his rod and reel.

And he’s not really smiling with dignity either. Nor does he seem near a lake either.

16. “I don’t want to have my picture taken!”

Then again, a lot of kids don’t like their pictures taken. This guy is no exception. But he seems among the few to show it.

17. Care to kick back and relax in a glass?

At first I thought this was some kind of ad judging by the graphics. As a school photo, it’s utterly messed up.

18. “Shirts are for losers, nerds.”

Yet, shirtlessness goes against the school dress code. As does sunglasses. But good luck telling him that.

19. Who remembers the triangle hair trend?

From Awkward Family Photos: “My mother got her hairdresser diploma in 1987. I was a poor innocent victim of her experiments. I guess she put a billiard triangle around my head and put some hairspray.”

20. Some parents have no idea when their daughter is old enough for a bouffant.

Little kids shouldn’t have big hair like that. Her parents should’ve waited until she was around, well, 40.

21. When your parents make you wear a shirt that will certainly get you beat up in school.

He can’t even smile for the camera because he knows his classmates will laugh at him. For his shirt is utterly tacky.

22. A child should always put on a happy face.

Yet, this girl seems like she’s about to kick ass in an action movie. So don’t call her pigtails cute.

23. In school pictures placement is everything.

And having that log between that boy’s legs leaves a lot to interpretation. Not sure if that’s an appropriate pose for grade-schoolers.

24. Even supervillains had to go through school once.

Okay, he’s just a comic book fan. Not sure what he’s supposed to be. But he’ll fit right in at Comic Con.

25. Sometimes injuries can’t be helped.

From Awkward Family Photos: “This my son’s school pic after busting his lip. Poor kid rolled off the bed, hit his night stand, and had to get stitches. Then picture day!”

26. If you’re in marching band, setting is everything.

From Awkward Family Photos: “In the truest sense of the term, this is an awkward family photo. Circa 1984. Failing to capture the spirit of my role in the North Stafford High School marching band, dad thought it made sense to stage a photo of me in my uniform … in the woods … in a chair that just happened to be there … and without my sax. Instead, it looks like I am the young regent of Sherwood Forest, perhaps its constable, given the bobby hat.”

27. She wanted to pose with her 2 great loves, bowling and Shakespeare.

From Awkward Family Photos: “In our senior English class we had to make Shakespearean Globe Theaters out of a non-wood material. My group used duct tape. To complete the look for the senior picture, I wore my duct tape dress, shoes, tiara and bracelet. I don’t know how the bowling pin on a pedestal worked into the theme.”

28. Seeing what’s on her shirt, you’d question her sanity.

Indeed, that may be what her shirt says. But it doesn’t reflect well on her.

29. Let’s look inside the mind of a male clarinet player in a marching band.

This is an iconic image of awkwardness. So I couldn’t leave it out if I tried.

30. “But I don’t wanna wear my Dalmatian outfit.”

From Awkward Family Photos: “Just found this gem today. Apparently my mother thought it was appropriate to take me to a rave in a dalmation outfit. Needless to say, I was not happy.”

31. Apparently, Robbie is destined to become a sportscaster someday.

I mean he’s wearing glasses and an irrepressibly tacky football shirt. Think that explains it all.

32. Apparently, he’ll grow up to be an aerobics instructor at some point.

However, his fashion sense leaves much to be desired. But he doesn’t care.

33. “Do we need another retake?”

I’m sure we all feel this way during school pictures. Most kids just want to get their photo done and get going.

34. With this Annie, it’s a hard knock life.

From Awkward Family Photos: “I was 6 years old. My mother was obsessed with me being Annie because I had curly hair. So, she fluffed it up, bought me a red dress and a stuffed dog and had my picture taken. I can’t sing, I can’t dance and had no interest in theater. Hopefully, the photo was enough for her dream.”

35. A baseball player always wants to pose with his bat.

Though often placement is everything. This might lead to some rather R-rated interpretations.

36. Some high school seniors just want to see everything burn.

Seems like he’s trying to make himself appear as badass as possible. Too bad he doesn’t have hard abs to make it compelling.

37. Make sure your pigtails aren’t too outlandish.

From Awkward Family Photos: “This is what happens when Mom goes out of town and Dad is responsible for making sure I am ready for picture day at school.”

38. On picture day, don’t forget to wear your best spiked collars.

Seems more appropriate for a dog or gang member. But he doesn’t see anything wrong with it. Until 10 years later.

39. Like they say, follow your passion.

Yet if that passion is balloon animals, expect not to get laid in high school. Since they’re kind of cheesy.

40. The 1980s were known for large frizzy hairdos.

Apparently, it’s a mix between a mullet and a weeping willow. The top is just ridiculous.

41. This high school soccer player takes his sport very seriously.

Funny how he’s sitting on a fold up chair with a soccer ball. Possibly dwelling on life’s biggest questions or soccer as a metaphor.

42. Apparently, she has a rather split personality.

And I think she probably has split ends. Certainly a photo her kids will laugh at someday.

43. She may be a girl on the inside. But outside she’s all mail.

Well, she’s wearing chainmail. Mostly because she lost a bet. Or is playing Joan of Arc in the school play.

44. “Would you please tell me where the fire is?”

Indeed, he’s carrying a fire extinguisher. Yet, he’s not sure what fire he should put out.

45. Say hello to a future car salesman.

I mean the kid’s wearing a suit, vest, and bolo tie. And he’s holding a banner with a big smile on his face.

46. Apparently, they also do school pictures at Bajor.

Wonder if this is a school photo of Major Kira. Then again, a good school photo might’ve been the last thing a Bajoran would think about under Cardassian rule.

47. There are some people who will always be more photogenic than others.

From Awkward Family Photos: “This is probably one of the worst school pictures ever. I must have been laughing when he took the picture. But why would my mom send me out like that with my hair like that, knowing that it was picture day? Everyone who sees it asks me, “Were you on drugs?”, my response was “No!”, but I should have been. I am a fairly good looking guy, I promise.”

48. “Smile? You can’t make me!”

Man, she must be a stubborn girl. Yet, she won’t be moved in the slightest.

49. This boy’s got a wicked future ahead of him.

From Awkward Family Photos: “For my 2nd grade photo I opted for the ‘Satan’s child lawyer’ look.”

50. Here Liza poses with E.T. for school.

E.T. in the movie may be freaky but he’s kind of charming. But the E.T. in this photo outright terrifies me.

51. Tessa was voted by her class as Most Likely to Hoard Cats.

After all, she’s wearing a cat vest. And when she grows up, she’ll become one of those crazy cat ladies.

52. When you’re a cowboy, your hat can be as fancy as you want it to be.

From Awkward Family Photos: “My son became a cowboy over the summer, with a feather boa hat. I love that his loose tooth he wouldn’t let me pull was just hanging for his school picture.”

53. Maybe the Gap Athletic shirt was a bad idea.

Reading from this angle, it spells out “pathetic.” That poor kid.

54. This guy seems to have no motivation whatsoever.

His shirt states “No Goals.” Though it may say more than that. Yet, the camera will only get the top.

55. “Honestly, I only went there for the Buffalo wings.”

From Awkward Family Photos: “Looks like I dressed myself for class photos… My cousin told me Hooters was a donut shop.” That’s what they all say.

56. Didn’t know the “sassy grandma” look was a hit back in the day.

She’s even wearing a sparkly outfit. but the hair speaks for itself.

57. Apparently, Guy Fieri hasn’t changed much since middle school.

Yep, seems like he’s taking one-way ticket to Flavortown on that one. Can see the flames on his collar.

58. Isn’t he a bit young to do Shakespeare?

Actually it’s a school picture from the Ukraine. They seem to take the concept to a whole new level.

59. For his picture, little Jason wore his favorite bunny shirt.

Uh, that’s the Playboy bunny. Even more disturbing, since when did they make T-shirts with the Playboy Bunny for 5-year-olds?

60. If you think playing the triangle in marching band is pathetic, you haven’t met this guy.

Actually, he might just be a normal percussionist. Yet, the expression on his face shows he doesn’t like posing with tiny cymbals.

61. “Would you like to play with me?”

I don’t know if it’s the lighting, her outfit, or her hair. But that girl’s expression kind of freaks me out for some reason.

62. As most kids smile on school picture day, Robbie is dead inside.

Seems like the demons have taken over him and rendered him into a soulless vessel. Or he just got kissed by Dementors.

63. “One more day, before the show.”

“With the saxephones a playing./When the low brass starts to drone.”

64. Some pre-schoolers prefer to keep mum.

From Awkward Family Photos: “When the teacher laughs while handing you the picture packet and says they tried everything they could, you know you’ve got a winner. When asked ‘Lilly, why didn’t you smile?’ Her response was simple: ‘I don’t like school and I don’t like to smile.’ And that will tell you everything you need to know about this 4-year-old.”

65. When the ball isn’t burning, you’re not playing hard enough.

Let’s hope this is photoshop. Because you can’t trust a kid holding a burning ball.

66. A decade later, Malarie would work as a secretary.

This bob 1970s haircut is hideous. Why would any parent subject their little girl to that?

67. Who can resist this smile?

From Awkward Family Photos: “When you are 6 years old and have been preparing all morning to pose with your hand on your hip for school pictures, because that is the cutest pose after all, and then are told to put your hand on your chin, suddenly pictures don’t seem as fun.”

68. Someone’s creeping among the tall trees.

From Awkward Family Photos: “I was having my senior photos taken and decided that I wanted something different than everyone else. Something that was fun and wasn’t so cookie-cutter. My friend, who was killing some time with me, got a Druid’s cloak from the trunk of my car, (Who didn’t have one of those in their car? It was the 90’s after all), and lurked around in the background. I dunno, I kind of like it.”

69. Mushroom hair was all the rage back in the 1970s.

Apparently, parents at the time thought such hairstyle was cute on their children. But I think it makes this little girl seem like she’s going to haunt your dreams.

70. Make sure the hair pieces always match the dress.

You’d almost think she was straight out of Little House on a Prairie. Save for the top of her hair.

71. Sometimes you’re so blasé that even faking a smile is impossible.

Wonder what’s keeping him down. School picture day? Family troubles? We may never know.

72. Joey must look his best as a keyboard virtuoso.

And here he stands for the picture all proud of himself, too. And yes, he’s a redhead with glasses.

73. Alan is always great at carrying logs on his shoulder.

I don’t like to stereotype but his short shorts aren’t helping one it. Seriously, you can see the pockets.

74. With Lacey, it’s hammer time.

In true MC Hammer fashion, she wears sunglasses and a baseball cap. But you can’t touch this.

75. “Want to see my troll collection?”

Indeed, she has a collection of troll dolls. And all clad in the same dress as she is.

76. This redhaired Fonz always knows he’s cool.

Sure he’s only about 9. But already he thinks he’s the biggest guy on campus.

77. Apparently, this young Juggalo seems to regret his school photo.

I believe he’s not wearing any face paint. Yet, his hair goes in all directions.

78. For your senior picture, you can never have enough props.

Actually, I might beg to differ. Yet, it seems this girl can’t really decide among the crap below.

79. You can pose for a picture in all kinds of patterns.

However, I don’t think a shirt like this is appropriate for a school picture. Seems to consist of sex, lies, and video tape.

80. Senior portraits are always precious.

Yet, I wouldn’t want to pose with Gollum since he needs his precious. Also, he’s been corrupted by the One Ring for far too long.

81. “Can I introduce you to my little friend?”

Yes, he’s holding a rat, which he keeps as a pet. I know it’s kind of weird.

82. Can’t believe I found a grade school picture of Miss Grokey.

She’s the hippie teacher from Recess. Okay, her hair’s short but she more or less resembles a secretary.

83. Cindy always enjoyed hours on the phone.

Before cell phones, people talked to each other on cord phones. You also had to memorize numbers, too.

84. Mike never fails to impress with his own bear.

Here he poses with his beloved bear rug. And yes, the bear has sunglasses to match.

85. “I’ve seen things at pre-school no one dared to talk about.”

Seems like she’s already traumatized by all the playground drama. And she can’t unsee it.

86. Apparently, Ellie’s mom is a hairdresser for old ladies.

From Awkward Family Photos: “Yeah, so I heard my best friend was made into a meme called the 60 year-old girl?”

87. “Ask me to smile one more time…”

Doesn’t help that he’s wearing a pink shirt and a sweater vest. Perhaps he knows he’s going to be beat up at school over his outfit.

88. It’s said that the outdoors bring great acoustics.

Wonder how she got her harp near the waterfall. Since they’re quite huge.

89. You’d think this girl would spend her spare time at a bingo hall.

From Awkward Family Photos: “A gem I found of my sister-in-law. I will call her ‘Razz-A-Ma-Tazz’ for her upside-down shades.”

90. When your hair’s not big enough, wear a wig.

From Awkward Family Photos: “This is my sister’s school photo in 1971. My Mom insisted that she wear and wig and as you can imagine, she wasn’t very happy about it. It was of course great to see your older sister get some pay back for all the torture she had caused me during that period.”

91. “You can get a lot of chicks with a keyboard.”

However, his fashion sense is best to be desired. Thinks he’s cool but comes off as ridiculous.

92. Don’t forget to dress appropriately for the camera.

From Awkward Family Photos: “My friend’s Mom mixed up pajama day with picture day. He was not pleased.”

93. Sometimes you just have to take the plunge.

From Awkward Family Photos: “My daughter collected toilet plungers when she was little. None of them ever met a toilet, face-to-face, she just liked them. She always wanted to see the ‘plunger section’ of any given store we went to. She painted the handles on some of them and would frequently line them up as her opening act for the puppet shows she would put on.”

94. Stanley was voted in his class Most Likely to Become a Serial Killer.

Sure he’s not holding a knife. But a book of pocket knives just makes you wonder about him.

95. There are some kids who don’t always know how to smile.

From Awkward Family Photos: “Our 4 year old daughter, who refers to herself as Penny Cat Aurora Leopard Butterfly With No Wings, was greatly anticipating picture day at preschool. She styled her own outfit for the occasion, and when the photographer told her to ‘Smile pretty like a princess’, this magic happened.”

96. “Let’s explore the wonders of the cosmos.”

Guess this guy is an avid Carl Sagan fan. And yes, the Milky Way Galaxy is made of “billions and billions” of stars.

98. Apparently, her hands are totally out of proportion.

Okay, those are doll hands. But they’re nonetheless incredibly creepy.

99. Casey has a knack for wildlife.

Don’t want to know what he’s doing with that raccoon. Though I know it’s taxidermy.

100. No matter how hard she tries, she just can’t feel it.

Well, she’s trying to smile. But it’s practically impossible for her at this point.

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Not Licensed By the NCAA College Athletic Craft Projects (Third Edition)

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While some fans would rather buy some overpriced college crap courtesy of the NCAA, some prefer to make their own. Though it sometimes might require buying craft stuff with their teams name and logo on it. Indeed, the NCAA may not look too kindly on this practice since most of these crafts aren’t licensed by them. Particularly if they wind up being sold on Etsy, eBay or Amazon. Nonetheless, you have to admit that many of these crafts can have their own little charm about them. Since they tend to have a rather personal touch and creative edge. On Pinterest you’ll find a lot of stuff in the shape of the college state or in the college’s colors. So for your reading pleasure, I give you another treasure trove of unique college sports any fan could love. Of course, most of these will be from Division 1, naturally.

 

  1. No Tarheel can resist this UNC flower pot.

The flowers and foliage are fake. Yet, it has the UNC and a polka dot pot.

2. Huskies fans would adore this panel of their state.

This is a purple state of Washington with at golden W on it. Since it stands for the University of Washington.

3. Perhaps a grapevine wreath of Notre Dame will suit you.

Contains a football, a shamrock with ND, and green, blue, and white rosettes. Cue victory song.

4. Don’t like wreaths, how about this Alabama elephant hanging on your door?

This one has polka dot ears and a houndsooth bow. And yes, it’s quite adorable.

5. A Notre Dame wreath should have some festive decorations.

This one has a gold and blue bow on it. Though note the footballs and the ND.

6. Support your team wearing this Georgia Southern bracelet.

Contains yellow beads laced with blue. And it bears the Georgia Southern pendant.

7. Support your Auburn Tigers with this War Eagle football decoration.

This one is touched with orange and blue trim on the ends and a bow. Great for hanging on your front door.

8. Anyone in Iowa would die for this Hawkeye suncatcher.

It’s in a wire frame you can put in your garden. So let the light in for the game.

9. Show your support for the Crimson Tide with this Alabama pumpkin.

It’s white with black and red polka dots. Though you have to love the bow.

10. Greet your guests with this decomesh Georgia wreath.

This one is quite festive. Contains a G in the middle for Georgia.

11. For those religious types, this Crimson Tide cross may suit you.

That is, if you’re a fan of Alabama. And you like football, no less.

12. Let the Tide roll with this fuzzy black wreath.

The letters have polka dots. Yet, you know this is from Alabama.

13. Bring in the UCLA Bruin spirit with flowers.

Consists UCLA covered in yarn along with light yellow and blue flowers. So pretty.

14. Put your pussy willows in these Ohio State jars.

These jars are painted in black and white with the Ohio State logo on them. Make sure you have water before putting the willows in.

15. With this frame, you can share the Auburn memories.

This one depicts a picture of the stadium. Yet, the frame is the real star here.

16. Get in the Irish spirit with this Notre Dame cooler top.

Depicts the fighting leprechaun in a green, gold, and blue background. My apologies to Ireland.

17. Bring some color into your home with this Hawkeye yarn wreath.

It’s mostly in yellow with black stripes. But the Hawkeye logo is on the bottom.

18. Got an old Cavalier shirt? Make a pillow out of it.

Apparently, this boy appreciates it. Bet he dreams of going to the University of Virginia one day. Despite that it’s located in Charlottesville.

19. This Florida State Seminole palette will inspire pride.

This one depicts the Seminole logo. All in its red, black, and gold glory.

20. A burlap Florida wreath is just as nice.

Contains a blue ribbon around it with the UF letters. The bow is pretty, too.

21. Curl up during the game in this WVU quilt.

This one is quite intricate. Contains the WV in the center.

22. Show your Purdue pride with this wooden panel.

It’s black with golden letters. All of which Purdue fans will know.

23. Show your love for the Longhorns with this Texas wreath.

It’s mostly orange with white stripes. But anyone from the University of Texas would enjoy this.

24. Let your leprechaun sit in this small Notre Dame rocking chair.

Has gold rockers, back, and seat. But the sides are navy blue. Also has the leprechaun.

25. Game day is always festive with this Penn State wreath.

Ribbons are mostly blue and white. Yet, you see the Nittany Lion logo in 4 places.

26. Keep warm during the game with this Michigan State Spartan scarf.

Has the logo in white over green. Though the scarf doesn’t seem to have an end.

27. Any Kentucky fan must hang this stocking at their fireplace.

Though it’s not up to Santa whether the Wildcats make the Sweet 16 in March Madness. Still, I like the fringe.

28. Sit back and relax in this LSU rocking chair.

Most of it is purple with a yellow seat. And it has the LSU letters on top.

29. A Purdue wreath should always sport some elegance.

It’s a black yarn wreath with gold berries and felt flowers. And “go Purdue” is in gold letters.

30. Show Spartan pride with these block letters.

Courtesy of Michigan State fans. Each letter has its own pattern.

31. Care to hang an I on your door?

It’s a large yellow “I” with a Hawkeye logo on it. Held by a striped burlap strap.

32. West Virginia birds would love these houses.

Okay, they seem quite small for birds. But they’re in full WVU colors.

33. Hang this on your door to support the Volunteers.

This is for Tennessee football, I reckon. Yet, it has white polka dots on orange.

34. Got an old frame? Salute the Seminoles with a sign.

This one has a “Noles” hanging. And it has quite a festive flair. Like the bow, too.

35. Grace your front door with this Florida Gators wreath.

Has the UF letters at the front. And yes, the Gator is below them.

36. Perhaps you can support the Mountaineers with this wooden piece and a plate.

Well, a license plate, anyway. But I’m sure anyone in West Virginia would go for it.

37. Keep yourself warm during the game with this Ohio State quilt.

Not sure how big this supposed to be. Has the O and Buckeye leaves in the squares.

38. Light up your home with this Ohio State jar light.

You can see the lights inside. Yet, you have to like the polka dot bow.

39. A Nebraska football panel should satisfy any Huskers fan.

Has a large red N and a bow. Great for college football season.

40. Kick back and relax on this LSU lawn chair.

It’s made out of wood with purple sides. The LSU logo is on the back.

41. Show your Wildcat pride with this Arizona yarn wreath.

Contains white and red diamonds as well as flowers. The Arizona logo is on the left.

42. Be festive for the Tigers with this LSU wreath.

One of the ribbons on this wreath has tiger stripes. Yet, the LSU letters are in gold.

43. Grace your garden with this Iowa fountain.

It’s made from flower pots stacked on each other. Though the lower tier contains rocks.

44. Light up for your Tigers with this Missouri glass block light.

For some reason, the tiger seems like a popular mascot in college sports. I mean you have the LSU Tigers, Clemson Tigers, Auburn Tigers, Mizzou Tigers, etc.

45. With this N, you express your Husker pride.

It’s a black N with a football and white and red bow. Huskers is emblazoned on the slant.

46. Know your SEC with this wooden hanging.

Since I went to a Division III college, I’m not interested in conferences. Yet, this one has plenty of teams we all know.

47. Any Crimson Tide fan would want this Alabama bag.

Never understood why Bama has an elephant mascot. Then again, it’s better to show an elephant than ecologically destructive algae.

48. Bring a little light on Saturday with these LSU bottle lamps.

These seem like they’re made of stained glass. The fleur de lis all have purple and gold stripes.

49. A Texas Longhorn should always impress at the front door.

Well, it’s a Longhorn hanging at the front door. And it seems quite simple to make if you can cut it out.

50. Show your Mountaineer pride with this WVU hanging.

Has the WVU letters in navy blue. And they’re held by yellow ribbon at the door.

51. An Oregon Duck fan would enjoy this simple burlap wreath.

It’s green with a yellow bow on it. The letters U and O are on the bottom.

52. Georgia Bulldog fans always know how to show their love.

And I guess this is a way to show their love during football season. Each letter has its own unique pattern.

53. An Arkansas wreath should always have beads.

I guess a lot of red Mardi Gras beads had a lot to do with this. Has the Razorback logo encased in a football on top.

54. Any Crimson Tide fan would want this football decoration.

Has a houndsooth A on the football. Yet, the bow stands out more.

55. You can always dust up with Ole Miss.

Here is a dust pan with the Ole Miss sentiment on it. And the handle is blue to match.

56. No Buckeye fan should go without a burlap Ohio State wreath like this.

Consists of red and silver stripes. And the buckeye branch is at the bottom.

57. This Florida Gator wreath brims with bows.

The top and bottom bows are in blue. The sides are in white. And “Gators” is emblazoned in the center.

58. Grace your porch with some Auburn flower pots.

Consists of blue and orange flower pots stacked on each other. Each in their own design and pattern.

59. Kentucky fans always look forward to Wildcat basketball.

This stand consists of UK on top of a pawprint. Perfect for March Madness.

60. Tell the time of day with this Buckeye clock.

Yes, the hours are represented by nuts. And they’re in a silver and red background with a frame.

61. Apparently, you can make your own Syracuse Orange.

Though this one uses license plates and spray paint. Still, for a New York school, it’s a dumb mascot.

62. Irish eyes will shine on this Notre Dame wreath.

It’s a blue wreath with gold ribbon. The Notre Dame logo is on the bottom against a gold background.

63. Hold your dishes in this Mountaineer rack.

Yes, you can fit dishes on it. Though I wouldn’t necessarily hang it over the kitchen.

64. Bring the War Eagle spirit to your door with this Auburn grapevine wreath.

Consists of felt orange and blue flowers. Great for an Auburn tailgate party.

65. Spice up your holidays with this LSU Christmas bouquet.

Includes an LSU snowman. Despite that Baton Rouge usually doesn’t see any snow during the winter.

66. Show your Husky support with this Washington bracelet.

Includes purple and gold beads. Not to mention, has some Washington charms for good measure.

67. Any little Hawkeye will enjoy this table and chairs.

Has helmet chair backs. Table top is black with the Hawkeye logo.

68. Feel free to lounge in this Illinois lawn chair.

It’s made of wood and painted orange. But while blue I’s are on the arms, a large orange I is on the back.

69. Salute your Nittany Lions with this Penn State decomesh wreath.

Consists of navy blue ribbons with the Penn State logo on it. And PSU is in white with blue polka dots.

70. Hope you can hang this Illinois suncatcher at your window.

It’s a rather simple design. Just orange and blue with a transparent I.

71. Perhaps this WVU panel will impress your fancy.

Well, the letters are stenciled around. But it fits quite nicely on a frame.

72. Curl up on your couch with this West Virginia blanket.

One side has WVU stuff all over it. The other is just a blue fleece.

73. These Oklahoma blocks always show Sooner pride.

The small blocs are in a red with white dot pattern. The larger ones have stripes. But any fan would love these.

74. Anyone in Baton Rouge should get this LSU wreath for football season.

Has striped LSU letters front and center. Yet, you have to admire the ribbons and beads.

75. Roll in the tide with this Alabama chair.

It’s red and white but shouts support for the Crimson Tide. The inscription says it all.

76. Rest your head during the game on this Florida State pillow.

Has a heart on Tallahassee. Since that’s where the Seminoles are.

77. Any Mizzou fan would want to have this tiger.

Though I’m not sure about the birds. Assuming that it’s supposed to be a birdhouse.

78. Show your love for the Tigers with this LSU fleur de lis.

It’s even covered in Mardi Gras beads. Perfect for any door.

79. Keep warm during the game with this LSU quilt.

As you can see, it’s in a purple and gold patchwork. Though the fleur de lis is at the center.

80. No one can resist this Iowa snowman.

Wears a yellow hat and carries the Hawkeye flag. So adorable.

NCAA College Athlete Exploiting Merchandise (Third Edition)

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Unless you’re a college athlete who actually plays the sports on a scholarship, NCAA Division 1 college sports are a huge business, especially in the college stores since they’re always in need of money and awareness of their team’s fanbases. In many places people are more attached to their college team than their pro team, especially in West Virginia and Alabama. And nowhere is it more prevalent than in the gear. Nonetheless, given the fans’ mentality to buy absolutely anything with their favorite team’s logo, you’ll find lots of gear ranging from the normal jerseys to the utterly ridiculous. Whatever they offer, you name it. And in the years I have covered college sports merchandise, I’ve seen plenty. So for your reading pleasure, I give you another treasure trove of crazy college sports merchandise with proceeds not going to a single college athlete. Most of these are from Division 1, naturally.

 

  1. Set your drink down on this Penn State table.

From the looks of it, seems to resemble an end table. Yet, a cheaper version doesn’t have the Penn State logo.

2. LSU snow people always give a friendly greeting.

Despite that it doesn’t snow in Baton Rouge. Yet, the snow people are nonetheless adorable.

3. For your wedding, Penn State garters always do the trick.

For some reason, I don’t think sports merchandise have a place at weddings. But that’s just me.

4. Gators fan would love this gridiron table.

Perfect when you have people over for the game. Yet, it’s not up to my taste.

5. Drink your coffee in this fancy Penn State cup.

This one is a regular cup. Yet, the design is quite fancy and unnecessary.

6. Be your own hero with this LSU Tiger superhero outfit.

Not sure why the NCAA has to sell superhero gear. Since it seems like a classic cash grab.

7. Keep your drinks cold in this Penn State mini fridge.

This one has a cushioned door. Yet, a plain one would cost less money.

8. Ride around the course in this LSU golf cart.

The seats are purple while the outside has stripes. Yet, I’m sure it’s more expensive to rent than one on a golf course.

9. These Penn State handbags are all the rage at State College.

You’d almost think this is by a designer. Until you see the Nittany Lion logo on it.

10. Keep your beer secure with this Penn State cozy.

Even comes with a zipper and a lovely pattern. Still, I think a regular one would be cheaper.

11. Share toast with these Notre Dame wine glasses.

Each glass has a shamrock and a Notre Dame logo. Perfect for drinking at an Irish game.

12. Look spiffy in this Michigan suit shirt.

Sorry but this looks incredibly lame. And I wouldn’t be caught dead in it.

13. Keep your hands warm in this Penn State muff.

However, we have gloves for a reason. Though the interior appears fuzzy.

14. Bring your tailgate lunch in this Penn State backpack cooler.

Keep in mind that most stadiums don’t like when you take food inside. Yet, most of the concession stand stuff is way overpriced.

15. Take a dip in this Pittsburgh Panthers bikini.

Yet, this one doesn’t seem to have the blue and gold colors that define Pitt. Another thing that irks me is why the product exists.

16. You’ll look chic in these silver Ohio State earrings.

While they may seem elegant, it’s still an NCAA cash grab. And no, I wouldn’t wear these.

17. Have your kid dry off in this Penn State Nittany Lion towel.

This one has a mascot hat on top. And you can fold it into a compact shape.

18. Light up your dining room with this Penn State overhead light.

For some reason I have a lot of Penn State stuff on there. Can’t understand why.

19. Keep your room cool with this Penn State ceiling fan.

Each of these blades is blue and white with the words “Penn State” and its Nittany Lion logo. Yet, a regular one would cost much less.

20. Keep your food cool in this USC Trojan cooler tote bag.

Comes with quite a few compartments. And can be held by 2 handles and a shoulder strap.

21. Get your grill on with this Penn State tool set.

So these will be perfect for a tailgate at Beaver Stadium. Though a regular set will only be half the price.

22. The North Pole always roots for the LSU Tigers.

Yet, you won’t see a single snowflake in Baton Rouge. Though the tiger is cute.

23. Get your bling on with this Mizzou bracelet.

Comes with snaps. But I think this is pretty over the top.

24. Care for a high Pitt bar chair?

This chair has a back with a semi-circular cushion. Yet, a similar model will save you money at your local furniture store.

25. Keep your money safe in this Michigan wallet.

Sports a big yellow M in salute to the Wolverines. Though you’re better off getting a standard one at Wal Mart.

26. A neon clock like this always shines for a fan of Texas A&M.

Yet, to me it’s pretty tacky. Like it belongs in a Texas bar.

27. It’s always game night with this Penn State dartboard.

It’s just wooden doors with a Penn State logo. But I wouldn’t have it in my house.

28. These Wolverine socks are a must have.

Actually, they appear quite terrifying. Seriously, these socks are ridiculous.

29. Any Wolverine fan would love to have this Michigan totem sculpture.

And yes, it’s associated with football for obvious reasons. Still, it’s pretty ridiculous if you ask me.

30. Keep your tires ready with this Texas Longhorn cover.

Guess it’s for a spare tire if you can’t keep it in a trunk. Though a plain tire would do just as fine at half the price.

31. You’ll find plenty of knives in this Arizona State cutting board.

Well, it reveals knives inside. Yet, you can use it to cut anything.

32. Picture yourself at the game with this Ohio State selfie stick.

The concept of a selfie stick is crazy enough. Yet, these take the idea to the next level with Ohio State logos.

33. Always keep warm at the game in these Ohio State ponchos.

And they don’t seem to be the plastic kind either. Hope they don’t come with sombreros.

34. Keep your things safe with this Arizona key.

So you can customize keys to your sports team? Seriously, what will they come up with next?

35. Apparently, your beer can now have a Penn State jersey.

This is getting ridiculous. If your pets aren’t wearing jerseys, your bottles are.

36. No living room can be without this Ohio State couch cover.

Well, this isn’t altogether terrible. Yet, why anyone would buy this is beyond me.

37. Fire up the grill with these Alabama grilling tools.

Comes with its own pack. Yet unlike the previous tools, you don’t see any logos on them.

38. Iowa fans would love to see the Hawkeyes name in lights.

I bet this is in neo lights. Yet, it only displays the name.

39. Keep your hands on the wheel with this Miami steering wheel cover.

Not sure why anyone would need this, Plenty use a plain steering wheel just fine.

40. Keep your food nice and warm with this Notre Dame casserole caddy.

Okay, I can see a reason for this. Yet, I’d pass on one with an Notre Dame logo on it.

41. Don’t go without an Arizona divot tool on the golf course.

Apparently, another piece of team golf gear. Not sure why anyone would need it.

42. Salute your Nittany Lions with this Penn State garden gnome.

This one seems to smile with a foam finger. As if regular gnomes are crazy enough.

43. You can always tee off with these Penn State tees.

They even come in a Penn State jar. And the tees are white and blue.

44. Make your baby a Nittany Lion fan with some Penn State crib set.

Comes with bedding and a blanket. All for your little Nittany Lion needs.

45. Be one with nature in this Miami camo hoodie.

Yet, I don’t think this goes with the environment of southern Florida. Kind of imagine something more swampy.

46. Always tee off with these Notre Dame golf balls.

This sports logos on golf gear is getting ridiculous. Seriously why?

47. Relax in front of the TV in these Clemson leggings.

These are purple with orange paw print leggings. And they’re twice the price as the conventional pair.

48. Light up your home with this stained glass Penn State lamp.

This one has 4 corners. But it’s in a rather Tiffany style.

49. Support your South Carolina Gamecocks with this baseball cap.

Normally, a baseball cap is a normal item. But the inscription on this one will make fans a laughingstock outside South Carolina.

50. Light up your yard with these Florida lawn lights.

Is orange with the Gators logo on it. Not sure why anyone would need it though.

51. Serve your tailgate crew in this Crimson Tide apron and chef’s hat.

And it’s crimson due to its name. Yet, I think this is kind of over the top.

52. Cuddle up on your couch with this square Oregon pillow.

Well, this more for sitting on. But it must be quite comfy nonetheless.

53. Feel free to dine on this Arizona picnic table.

You can even fold it up and take it with you. Perfect for any Wildcats tailgate party.

54. Come to the Wildcat game in style with this Arizona purse.

You can wear it in a couple different ways. Comes with handles and a strap.

55. Enrich your garden with this Texas A&M wind chime.

Mostly consists of can with metal rods attached by strings. Still, not exactly what I’d put in a garden.

56. Know what time it is with this Sun Devils painted clock.

Though one with a Sun Devil motif isn’t in my taste. Someone from Arizona State may beg to differ.

57. On your golf outing, don’t forget to cover your clubs with these college covers.

Each of these is from the South with a mascot head. Yet, these seem a lot like stuffed animals for adults as well.

58. Enjoy hours playing some Texas A&M checkers.

Apparently, the board is in gridiron form with squares in shades of green. Ridiculous or what?

59. Wear the Buckeye spirit on this Ohio State ring.

This one has a heart to express love to Ohio State. Not sure why anyone would want jewelry of their favorite team. Though I’m not exactly a sports person.

60. Keep your remotes together with this Kentucky remote caddy.

Look, I understand a remote caddy is useful. But do you really need one with a college team logo?

61. Celebrate your special day with this Crimson Tide wedding cake topper.

Well, sometimes there are more important matters we must attend to. Yet, I understand the feeling.

62. Keep your car seat in good order with this Penn State cover.

More economical and practical than a car seat. Yet, most seats in cars don’t have covers.

63. Light up your home with this Penn State helmet light.

Yes, another light. Yet, this one is a helmet encased in blue neon, apparently.

64. Make your garden grow with this Ohio State garden stone.

Well, might be nice among the flowers. Yet, a normal garden stone is cheaper.

65. Keep your checks secure with this Alabama check cover.

I’m sure the bank would give these checkbook covers for free with the checks. Still, this is ridiculous.

66. Salute your Tigers with this LSU lawn stencil.

Yes, they have lawn stencils for some reason. Wonder if the kit comes with paints.

67. Support your Hurricanes with these Miami sunglasses.

Has the Miami logo on them. And most likely designed to wear for a game.

68. Wake up in the morning with this Texas Longhorn scoreboard alarm clock.

Wonder if plays the fight song to wake you up. Hour and minute is listed as section and seat.

69. Hold your pants up with these Alabama suspenders.

Nonetheless, these are meant for guys who don’t use belts. Since I don’t know who else wears suspenders.

70. Set your drinks on these Miami coasters.

These are made of metal with the University of Miami logo on it. Though they don’t have the team colors.

71. Any little tiger would love these plush Angry Birds.

Each of these have little helmets on them. Come in 3 different colors.

72. Grace your table with these Arizona salt and pepper shakers.

Each of these has the Arizona logo. A must have for a tailgate party.

73. Get a grip of your clubs with this Penn State handle.

So this is used for a golf club? Still, think this is utterly ridiculous.

74. Have a Hurricane barbecue with this Miami grill set.

These grill tools come in a box with the Miami logo. So you can carry them anywhere with you.

75. Kick back and relax on this Alabama bean bag seat.

It’s crimson and white. Perfect for watching Crimson Tide games from your home.

76. Pay your bills with these Crimson Tide checks.

Look, you can get checks for free at a bank. Seriously, this is just outrageous.

77. Play a game of Texas pool with these Texas A&M balls.

Yet, each of these are in white and maroon with the Texas A&M logo. Not something I’d want in my house.

78. Keep your pool table in peak condition with this Notre Dame cover.

Has a shamrock on it with the Notre Dame logo in gold. Great to drape over your pool table.

79. Share a glass during the game with this Texas A&M wine glass and decanter set.

Consists of a wooden box with a metal decanter and 2 wine glasses. Said to make a great gift.

80. You can always wear a little more color with this Nebraska flower shirt.

Nonetheless, Nebraska is nowhere near a tropical state. Seriously, no flamingos live there.

College Sports Fans Dressed in School Spirit Attire (Third Edition)

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After much delay, I now start on my college sports posts. As the school year begins so does college football while college basketball begins sometime later which will peak at March Madness. In my area, while pretty much everyone in Western Pennsylvania roots for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Yet, come the college football games, you’ll find plenty of factions in regards to Division I sports. Some root for the Pitt Panthers. Some go for the Penn State Nittany Lions. And some support the West Virginia Mountaineers. Like their pro counterparts, you’ll find plenty of sports fans who go all out for their teams. So much so that they show up to the game in their full regalia to ridiculous proportions. They may paint their face and/or put on some crazy costume to stand out in a crowd. While some of these people have such a noteworthy presence that they’re seen as superfans. So for your reading pleasure, I give you another treasure trove of college sports fans.

 

  1. Keep an eye on the blue man behind you.

He’s just a fan of the Florida International University Panthers. And he’s cheering them on during their homecoming game.

2. Georgia Bulldogs fans always go all out with spikes and braids.

Still, I highly doubt those braids are real. Yet, I wouldn’t want to be near those spiked shoulder pads.

3. Seems like these are really rolling in the tide.

Yet, it’s very disturbing that the University of Alabama named their team after an ecosystem destroying algae. But they call it the Crimson Tide.

4. Be all painted for the University of Central Florida.

One is painted gold with weird hair. The other is painted black with a hat.

5. He’s all striped for Kansas.

And no, he’s not wearing a shirt. That red and blue is body paint, my friends. And he wears a mask to hide his identity from his folks.

6. Nothing shows your support for the Syracuse Orange like an orange clown fro.

He’s even wearing Mardi Gras beads to match. Yet, don’t ask why their mascot is an orange.

7. Paint yourself in black for the Georgia Bulldogs.

Okay, this is pretty racist since it involves blackface and grass skirts. Though I know it’s not their intention. They’re just dumb sports fans who know nothing about racial sensitivity.

8. This man is ready to Boiler Up for Purdue.

He has a Boilermaker hair and a golden lei. Not what you’d expect in Indiana.

9. Marvel superheroes always support Arizona State.

Well, Wolverine, Iron Man, and Spider Man do at least. Yet, would you want them attend a game at your college? Probably not.

10. Seems like this Halo goes for the University of Colorado Boulder.

He wears a cape and horns for his Buffaloes. And has the logo emblazoned on his chest.

11. These guys are tickled purple for TCU.

They’ve painted themselves purple and wear speedos to the game. God only knows what their grandchildren will react decades from now.

12. These women go green for Notre Dame.

Don’t worry, they’re wearing sports bras. Still, at least they’re not dressed as leprechauns.

13. Seems like the Navy has a new recruit.

Yes, it’s a grizzly bear about to eat a large shark. Apparently, the Navy will take just about anybody.

14. Apparently, UCLA has gone to the dogs.

Okay, this dog was dressed by a fan. Yet, the UCLA letters are in felt on its head.

15. You’d think these Michigan State fans belonged to the Polar Bear Club.

No, not that Polar Bear club. Since they’re wearing polar bear costumes.

16. This dog never misses a game with Boston College.

This is a dog in a Boston College shirt. And yes, a fan dressed it up.

17. Of course, you don’t want to mess with fans of the University of Hawaii.

They’re in white face paint with black markings. One even wears a black and green clown wig.

18. Some Bulldogs fans will even show up to the game in their jammies.

They even brought their red pom poms. Still, not sure if I want to wear pajamas outside sleeping.

19. These Berkeley fans turn out for their Golden Bears.

You can see them on the stands. They all have a letters spelling “Golden Bears” on their chests.

20. Orange Man is always here for Syracuse.

You can tell he roots for Syracuse from the oranges on his belt. Still, the orange foam hair is ridiculous.

21. This guy came to UCLA to see his Bruins.

He’s even wearing big yellow frame glasses with “UCLA” on them. Not sure how that helps his vision.

22. These fans are all striped for their Auburn Tigers.

They’re all wearing tiger striped body paint in blue and orange, too. And they come cheering for their team.

23. At Michigan, best be ready for the Wolverines.

Here they wear Wolverine hats and plush props. Oh, and the Michigan logos are on seats.

24. Some Notre Dame fans express their love for the Irish with their hair.

Each of them wear mohawk wigs of yellow, green, and blue. And they paint their faces in the respective colors.

25. This man is all horned up for his VCU Rowdy Rams.

This guy even wears a hat with horns. Still, he certainly stands out in a crowd.

26. This TCU fan never forgets to leave without a hat.

Apparently, that hat is a sombrero. And he’s right next to someone with purple hair.

27. This man always rolls for the Crimson Tide.

He wears a Tide box with toilet paper at both ends. Also sports a cape for Alabama.

28. Something funny is going on at Arizona State.

Apparently, Chuckles the Clown just thought he’d drop by for the Sun Devils. Though many think he’s quite terrifying.

29. These guys are all Army all the way.

No, these shirts aren’t made of really tight spandex but body paint. Not sure why.

30. These guys bring in the fuzz for Wisconsin.

Not sure if they’re hats or wigs. But you have to like the sunglasses and cape look here.

31. This woman is all dolled up for her Florida State Seminoles.

Though she should ditch the cultural appropriation. Yet, remember that fans can be quite foolish folks, especially in regards to schools with Native American mascots.

32. This man wears his hat for the Boston College Eagles.

Here he wears his hat with eagle appendages. The sides are supposed to be wings.

33. Anyone would want a picture with an FSU superhero.

Here he wears a cape as well as face paint. Yet the other guys seem to enjoy this photo op.

34. This man is utterly pumped for his Washington Huskies.

He wears shoulder pads with an army hat. Not sure why yet I don’t want to mess with him.

35. These Berkeley guys team up for the Golden Bear.

Well, forming the Golden Bear on their chests. Think the body paint stuff is getting out of hand.

36. Wonder how Sponge Bob Squarepants  ended up in Akron.

After all, Ohio is nowhere near the ocean. Then again, these are just Akron fans.

37. You wouldn’t guess who these people from Toledo are.

All wear golden masks and bright blue wigs. However, they must be at the masquerade ball by 5.

38. Evidently, Oklahoma Sooner fans can consists of chickens and bananas.

Actually they’re fans wearing costumes. Yet, they seem quite fixated on the game.

39. These are the kings of Texas Tech.

Okay, the crowns are in plush. Yet, you have to admire how fabulous they look in their regal robes.

40. Oregon Ducks fans always start young.

She wears her Oregon Ducks dress and shirt. And yes, she dons her very first green and yellow wig.

41. Don’t mind this Blue Devil fan.

Here he’s in a blue suit with a devil hat. Yet, only in a lighter shade of blue.

42. This Auburn fan is all out for his Tigers.

Here he’s had his body painted in blue and orange. While his head has a pom pom on each side.

43. When in doubt, wear a Viking hat or blue hair.

Well, they’re both Duke fans. One wears a horned Viking helmet. The other dons a blue bob wig.

44. You’ll never know who’d show up for a game at Colorado.

There’s a golden Hulk, a man in a yellow hat, a guy from Halo, and a banana. Yet, all have come to see the Buffaloes roam.

45. Boston College fans always keep it in the family.

Kid wears an Eagle hat. Baby is bundled in a crocheted football blanket.

46. This woman is all striped up for Florida State.

She’s wearing yellow body paint with red stripes. Though not sure about the fringe top.

47. This Alabama lady is a real super fan of the Crimson Tide.

She wears a spandex body suit with a mask and cape. Proving that superheroes don’t always need to have six packs.

48. Apparently, Waldo has turned up in Colorado.

She even has a sign out. Guess she’s not impressed with the team.

49. You can’t miss seeing this guy at Georgia Tech.

This Yellow Jackets fan is clad in a superhero outfit. Think of him as a combination between Superman and Guy Fieri.

50. This cowboy stands proud of his Iowa State.

Seems to have rather bulging muscles. But the cowboy hat and overalls are ridiculous.

51. These guys in Syracuse bleed orange.

Not sure what guy’s head they’re using. But it’s pretty hilarious.

52. Doesn’t hurt to go all out for Georgia at the sidelines.

Wonder what kind of hat he’s wearing. Is that a crow? Looks like it.

53. For Bama, these ladies don their houndsooth furs.

Though the coats seem to remind me of Cruella de Vil for some reason. But these women aren’t keen on killing puppies. At least I hope so.

54. These Bama fans roll Tide in their white suits.

Well, they have Crimson Tide stuff on their suits. And they top it all off with houndsooth hats.

55. Even Santa Claus roots for the Crimson Tide

Yet, how he manages to make it to games from the North Pole is beyond me. Also, I don’t think he’s natty in a houndsooth hat.

56. Hope this guy can keep all his oranges.

Believe it or not, he’s not from Syracuse but Clemson. But I understand why you may be mistaken.

57. Diamond pants are all the rage at Clemson.

The pants are in white, orange, and purple. But they’re quite the latest in Clemson fan fashion.

58. Apparently, the lobster shouts for Southern Methodist.

Didn’t think you’d see lobsters near Dallas, Texas. But whatever.

59. At Florida State, the bacon always cheer.

Wonder what bacon has to do with the Seminoles. Whatever the case, these guys are utterly ridiculous.

60. This Joker girl always vouches for Georgia.

Hope she doesn’t ask why you’re being so serious. Because nothing good can come of it.

61. Best to put on one’s best pimp clothes for Boise State.

Yes, it’s kind of offensive. And it’s a given that the leopard print is tacky as hell.

62. Yellow tiger stripes should always show at LSU.

Though one must cover in purple body paint first. Am I the only one who thinks body paint is ridiculous?

63. Beware of the Red Scare at Dayton.

This is a snapshot from the March Madness tournament. I don’t think the Flyers are doing so well based on the fan reactions.

64. Missouri fans never cease to make an impression.

These fans wear body paint with tiger stripes. Yet, they seem to enjoy the game.

65. This Navy fan is a real ship head.

Well, he’s wearing a ship hat. Though it seems to resemble a destroyer.

66. This Nebraska banana backs his Huskers.

I know bananas don’t grow in Nebraska. Yet, feel free to laugh at the guy’s costume nonetheless.

67. Mizzou Tiger fans rally around their king.

I bet the elder guy with the beard is a professor. Yet, he has a rather lofty crown.

68. This Ancient Roman rallies for his pokes at Oklahoma State.

Well, he wears an ancient helmet and an orange toga. He’ll probably go to a toga party with his frat after the game.

69. These Texas Longhorn fans always carry their Texas Lottery bags.

But they also wear plenty of face and body paint on their shirtless chests. Wonder where they get their bags.

70. This trooper always cheers for Southern Mississippi.

He wears an army hat and carries a small Captain American shield. Not sure why he’s got large Mardi Gras beads around his neck.

71. This Mountaineer fan always comes out for his team.

And he’s on the court in a Mountaineer onesie. Since when do they have such outfits in adult size I have no idea.

72. Hope you like these two fans at Michigan State.

They’re clad in green baseball hats and striped overalls. But they also have to show a sign, too.

73. An Ute fan always has his shoulder pads spiked.

Well, I’m sure they’re not particularly sharp. He also has his face painted as well along with Mardi Gras beads around his neck.

74. These Ute fans always turn out in their war bonnets.

Yes, I know this is cultural appropriation. But white sports fans neither know or care about that.

75. This Huskies fan seems a bit horse.

Well, this one’s wearing a purple horse head mask. I know weird isn’t it?

76. This Huskies fan is totally pimped out.

Wonder why people wear pimp costumes to sporting events. Guess it makes one stand out. At least this guy wears a Huskie T-shirt underneath.

77. You’ll never know who you’ll meet at Xavier.

One of them is even wearing a chicken costume. Yet, the costumes are quite outlandish nonetheless.

78. These fans at North Dakota always know how to shine.

These women wear hats with CDs on them. Hope they’re not by bands anyone likes.

79. All this guy sees is Kentucky.

His glasses say UK for University of Kentucky. Yet, he also wears blue hair to match.

80. These men wear their love for Boston College on their chests.

Well, at least they only painted their chests, which isn’t too outlandish. But body painting is still quite ridiculous nonetheless.

81. This man puts on his mask for Michigan.

He also wears a wig behind him. Thinks he looks tough. But more or less looks like an idiot.

82. These men go purple for Northwestern University.

And yes, they’re both covered in purple body paint. I know it’s crazy, but what can you do?

83. This Georgia girl goes all out for her Bulldogs.

Yes, she kind of resembles Harley Quinn. But only with her wearing spiked shoulder pads for the game.

84. A South Florida fan always goes with the horns.

Sure enough he wears a helmet with bull horns. And his chest is covered in body paint.

85. When you have to watch a Miami Hurricanes game at 1 and go to a voodoo meeting at 5.

Apparently, he kind of reminds me of a witch doctor so to speak. And why does his hat have horns?

86. Your hat can never get to high at Georgia.

Well, he’s wearing a warrior helmet with a large plume. Wonder how he gets under a doorway.

87. These guys are all checkered for the Seminoles.

These guys painted their upper bodies in red and yellow body paint. And yes, they look ridiculous.

88. The Syracuse Orange have always been a gentleman’s team.

He even sports mutton chops and wears an snazzy orange hat. Not sure about the coveralls though.

89. For some reason, Jesus goes for the TCU Horned Frogs.

He’s even holding a sign with a Bible verse geared to them. Still, TCU is a Christian school. So it fits.

90. Always help to have another pair of eyes.

His glasses have googly eyes that match his blue clown wig. And he comes to support his Syracuse Orange.

91. Everything glitters with these Seminole fans.

Yes, I know they shimmer. But you have to at least admire the effort.

92. This strange orange woman comes to the stadium for her Pokes.

Don’t know what she’s supposed to be. Though I do like her crescent moon headband.

93. I guess that Oklahoma State is doing Cats this year.

Okay, probably not. But that doesn’t stop these women from showing up in cat ears.

94. It’s best to get one’s beads on for the Miami Hurricanes.

He seems to have a lot of bling on him to boot. Still, you have to think that he moonlights as an Elton John impersonator on Saturday nights.

95. This Iowa Hawkeye fan has an interesting face mask.

Mostly consists of helmet sunglasses with a grill. Oh, and she wears a wig to complete the look.

96. This Oregon Duck fan comes in camouflaged.

He even comes with his cheerleading cowgirl. And it’s actually kind of sweet.

97. Make sure your LSU Tiger suits match.

I know it’s kind of freaky. But a pair of cowboy boots always goes nicely with the outfit.

98. Houndsooth is always where it’s at in Alabama.

Houndsooth always seems to be a staple for the Crimson Tide. Despite that such pattern is kind of garish so to speak.

99. Make sure your sleeves are fuzzy at Mizzou.

However, that doesn’t mean this guy will wear a shirt. Not sure why he decided to forego that.

100. Seems like this guy is only here for the fun.

He’s basically a Georgia Bulldogs fan dressed as a jester. Not sure why he went with red and green. Christmas game?

The School Lunch World of Bento

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In many of the food posts I’ve done over the years, I always seem to include a few bento lunches here and there. In Japan, a bento is a single-portion take out or home-cooked meal. Traditional bento may hold rice or noodles, fish or meat, and cooked vegetable in a box. In addition, they’ve been around since the Kamakura period during the Middle Ages. Nowadays, these bento boxes can range from disposable mass-produced to hand-crafted lacquerware. And they’re available everywhere in Japan from convenience stores, railway stations, and department stores. Nonetheless, it’s common for Japanese mothers to make these bentos for their husbands and children that some may prepare the ingredients the night before then pack everything for the morning. Yet, some of these meals can be elaborately arranged into a style called kyaraben, which are typically decorated to resemble from anime, manga, or video games. Another picture style is oekakiben that’s decorated to look like people, animals, buildings and monuments, or items like flowers or plants. And they even have contests for the most aesthetically pleasing arrangements. Recently, bento boxes have captured the western imagination since I’ve seen plenty of them on Pinterest boards and Google Images, especially if it pertains to school lunches for parents. So for your reading pleasure, I give you an assortment of elaborately decorated bento lunches.

  1. Give your little raptor a lunch he’ll remember for 65 million years.

Consists of a spotted egg in a nest along with 2 dinosaur sandwiches. One of which has spines.

2. Perhaps you’d like your cars hard-boiled.

They’re also attached with hotdog slice windows for wheels. Also, have cherry tomatoes on top.

3. A lunchtime mermaid should have ramen hair.

She even has a shrimp tail. But she’s not made out of chicken of the sea.

4. There’s something fruity about this monkey bento.

Well, it mostly consists of monkey sandwich. And those small corn cobs are used as bananas.

5. This bento lunch will satisfy any sleepy bear.

As you can see the bear is made out of rice. Though I’m not quite sure about the blankets.

6. Nobody could resist this rice puppy.

Yes, it’s a little dog made out of rice. And I’m sure some kids will find it good enough to eat.

7. Anyone would be pleased with smiling sushi rolls.

While they may be made out of blue rice, they nonetheless brighten your day. Wonder if they’re made to resemble mountains.

8. A big cat sandwich can satisfy any monstrous appetite.

Even has whiskers along with pepper nose and ears. So adorable.

9. A bento like this can be straight out of the Hundred Acre Wood.

He even has a bee for honey. Yet, nobody could resist Winnie the Pooh’s sweet face.

10. These rice kitties will surely melt your heart.

These rice kitties come in so many colors and patterns. But they’re each cute in their own way.

11. There’s something fishy about these legs.

Well, the legs are made out of fish. While peppers comprise of the skirt and high heels.

12. Among the noodles, the mice get the cheese.

Each of these are made out of hardboiled eggs and hotdog slices. And yes, the cheese is full of holes.

13. With this lunch, your kid will moo until the cows come home.

Wonder if the girls are supposed to be milkmaids. Still, kids will enjoy either the cow sandwich or pizza.

14. Hope you can put your tip on this school lunch.

This back to school lunch comes with a great big pencil sandwich. Yet, the cheese is on top in this case.

15. You’ll find this froggy lunch quite hopping.

Yes, this is a lunch filled with frogs. And yes, the grapes and sandwich have frog eyes.

16. These plastic animals are happy to get on board the sandwich choo-choo train.

And yes, the train’s wheels are decorated with carrot slices. Though you can’t eat the animals.

17. Care to rub this cat’s belly?

Well, the cat is mostly made out of rice and tofu. Yet, I’m sure it took a hell of a time to make.

18. A Snow White lunch is fit for any Disney princess.

Though I wouldn’t eat the apple if I were you. Since its skull makes it seem especially poisonous.

19. These 3 little piggies seem quite eager to feast.

These pigs are made out of rice balls. Yet, they appear sniffing around for, well, anything.

20. There’s nothing more pleasing than a unicorn lunch.

This unicorn is over a background of red cabbage. But it nonetheless stands out.

21. Three little bears come out of their dens.

I’m sure they’re made out of hard-boiled eggs sticking out of rice. But they’re quite adorable.

22. Seems like pandas prefer a warm stew.

Sure the pandas are sushi rolls. But you have to like how they’re munching on the stew. So cute.

23. A nautical lunch is perfect for your little sailor’s voyage.

Consists of a ship sandwich to keep your kid in ship shape. And yes, fruit make up the seas.

24. No little girl could resist this sweet sandwich.

This has a girl made out of cheese in a pink dress. Includes a couple of flowers.

25. No kid could ever go without a bento lunch with Shaun the Sheep.

Shaun the Sheep is a kid’s show in Britain by Aardman. Nonetheless, the Nick Park sheep are quite distinctive.

26. This bento lunch is happy to greet you.

After all, the Japanese tend to be suckers for cuteness. Even in their food for some reason.

27. To celebrate Shark Week, your little shark will love this bento lunch.

Includes a lifesaver and blue dip with a shark in it. Also, don’t forget Goldfish crackers and Sea Snax.

28. The Force is strong in these bento lunches.

Includes Luke Skywalker, Yoda, Princess Leia, and Darth Vader. And yes, they’re all on sandwiches.

29. Behold, the Pusheenosaurus.

It’s a combination between a dinosaur and a cat. Includes eggs and bones.

30. Nobody could resist a panda lunch.

Well, the panda is mostly made out of rice. But it doesn’t hesitate to show a smile.

31. Any kid would be nuts to skip this lunch.

Yes, this lunch is covered with squirrels. Even in the orange slices.

32. At times, a bento can be turned into a work of art.

I don’t see this as a kid’s lunch. Seems more like the work of a repressed art major.

33. Anyone would moo over these rice cows.

These cows seem quite peaceful in the pasture. Though they can also easily put you in the emergency room.

34. You’ll find a treasure map on top of this sandwich.

Yet, keep in mind that real pirates never had treasure maps. Mostly because they’d usually spend whatever gold they find like sailors. Since they know they wouldn’t last very long.

35. Best not bother the sleeping fox.

Or is that a dog? At any rate it’s quite adorable to look at.

36. A sandwich like this is out of this world.

Since it’s a rocket sandwich. And its in several layers for lift off.

37. Little Nintendo fans would adore this Mario bento lunch.

Though it doesn’t seem to have many mushrooms for some reason. Then again, safe mushrooms are hard to identify.

38. What’s that frog looking at?

This frog sandwich is made from green tortilla. And it even has a pasta noodle for a tongue.

39. A penguin bento lunch can always make you smile.

Each of these penguins has cute little plastic hats. Nonetheless, these little penguin rice balls will melt your heart.

40. Anyone would fall in love with this lovely water lily lunch.

The flower is made out of Japanese leaves. Includes a Japanese flag on a stick.

41. Your prehistoric pal would love this triceratops sandwich.

And the horns are made out of cheese. While the egg is a bit cracked.

42. Treat your Star Lord to this Guardians of the Galaxy bento lunch.

Includes a Star Lord sandwich, a cupcake, and a bar of Awesome Music. And yes, any kid would love this.

43. This little dog wants to greet you.

Got to love the paws on the edge and ears. So cute you can’t help but love it.

44. You’d find a lot of cheesy faces on this bento.

The faces are made out of cheese. Each of them also come with little attributes like hair and bows.

45. For peaceful picnics give this flowery lunch a try.

Mostly consists of a flower garden path. I’m sure this was made by someone with too much time on their hands.

46. Seems like someone doesn’t want to get eaten.

Too bad they were made for just that. Now who’ll be next for the chopsticks, I don’t know.

47. A budding Dred Pirate Roberts should always have a lunch like this.

Hello, my name is Inigo Montoya. You stole my lunch box, prepare to die.

48. This cat and mouse bento is a mid-day delight.

It has a cat sandwich and a cheesy mouse. Nonetheless, the cat seems happy.

49. Perhaps your little fish might want an under the sea lunch.

Consists of a fruity squid and an octopus sandwich. Don’t forget the goldfish crackers.

50. Any kid would go all buggy over this lunch.

I bet these mostly consist of ladybugs. And they both have cheesy spots.

51. No bento post should be complete without an appearance by Hello Kitty.

This one has her in a dress with hearts. And yes, it’s adorable.

52. You’d want to take a bite out of this rice panda.

This one even has bamboo in the background. Or a vegetable resembling bamboo at least.

53. Once in a while every little robot needs to refuel.

And what do you know, it has a robot sandwich. Yet, this one wears a bow.

54. Want your mouse hard-boiled?

This mouse even has a hotdog flag. Includes a chick and apple cherry tomatoes.

55. Like Angry Birds? Try this lunch.

Well, it doesn’t seem like a big lunch. But I think boys would find it a delight.

56. A lunch like this is perfect for a kid’s first day of school.

Includes applesauce and a math problem sandwich. The cheese has a 4 on it, too.

57. There’s nothing to resist about this koala bento.

Well, it’s a koala made out of rice and veggies. But it’s nonetheless. cute. Also, is that other small rice ball supposed to be a lion?

58. This lunch will sustain your little Ewok in a galaxy far, far, away.

Even includes Chewbacca and Imperial fighters. Yet, the rice seems a bit on the Dark Side.

59. Treat your kid to this lunch when they make the grade.

Of course, this is for preschool graduation. Since you don’t want to give this to an 18 or 22 year old.

60. An owl lunch like this is quite a hoot.

Includes an owl sandwich and hard-boiled eggs. Still, you can’t help but love it.

61. Care for a ramen ocean dish?

Includes a fish sandwich and fruit stars. And yes, the ramen is dyed.

62. You’d swear this bento came all the way from Paris.

The sky and background is made out of rice. But the Eiffel Tower is made of cheese.

63. Care for a couple of fish sandwiches?

Includes rice water, carrot sand, and green seaweed. Nonetheless, seems easy to make.

64. Perhaps you might treat yourself to a lovely maiden.

I’m sure this bento is another artistic piece. Since it doesn’t seem like it’s made for a kid’s school lunch.

65. This guy seems like he’s floating in rice.

After all, he’s in a boat rowing with an asparagus stick. All in a Mickey Mouse bento box.

66. For the solar eclipse, treat your kid to this bento lunch.

Okay, the solar eclipse was last year. Includes a darkened sun and cheese glasses.

67. Don’t send your kid to class without this notebook bento.

Has a notebook sandwich and a cheesy pencil. Wonder what the eraser is though.

68. Perhaps you might want to try some goldfish sushi.

Actually, the fish just cover the rice balls. But they nonetheless give the meal character.

69. Let your little sheriff satisfy his appetite with this Woody lunch.

Yet, this is for Toy Story 3. You know the one when Andy goes to college that makes people cry.

70. Nobody could resist these flowery dogs.

Well, these dogs have flowers on them in a garden. So cute.

71. Perhaps you might want a penguin dish.

The penguin here is mostly made of rice with pepper beak and feet. So cute.

72. Sometimes it helps to bring in a little sunshine.

The sun consists of orange slices and cheese. While there are 2 moon sandwiches.

73. A minion in the garden always brings smiles.

Well, this minion is made out of rice. And it’s surrounded by colorful mushrooms.

74. This bento has an egg sunny side up.

And lo, and behold, it’s a sun. In addition, it’s on rice in a star-shaped box.

75. Care for a cupcake?

Actually it’s a cupcake sandwich with a cherry on top. And yes, it has sprinkles.

76. Seems like some little bear wants to say hello.

This one has a bear greeting from a house of cheese. So cute.

77. With this bento, the eagle has landed.

This lunch depicts the moon landing. One small step for man, indeed.

78. You’ll get a wave out of this lunch.

This is from a famous Japanese painting. And yes, that place can get terrible tsunamis.

79. Every kid should have a cupcake sandwich on their special day.

The sandwich is covered with cheese. Also has sprinkles.

80. If you like Calvin and Hobbes, then this bento is for you.

Well, Calvin and Hobbes was a comic strip from the early 1990s. Yet, it’s nonetheless a classic.

81. Nobody can resist a Pikachu in rice.

And here’s Pikachu with a flower. Fittingly, they made the Pokemon the mascot for the Japanese soccer team.

82. All what these animals need are hats.

I’m sure the hats are made from paper and aren’t edible. And they have all kinds of cute animals on here.

83. Seems like this bento has gone to the dogs.

Yes, they’re made out of rice. But they seem happy. Includes bone.

84. This bento will come in handy in an emergency.

It’s an ambulance bento with the vehicle made of rice. Though it won’t help much with First Aid.

85. An American burger is always a happy burger.

Even has little cheese hands. Not sure what to think of this.

86. Every lunch lion should have a ramen mane.

Well, it’s a lion sandwich. But the mane is all noodles.

87. This bear loves to soak up in a soup.

Indeed, people do find a hot tub relaxing. Yet, this guy soaks up in autumn from what I can tell by the leaves.

88. Xbox fans will adore this bento lunch.

Though you can’t play with the controls. Since they’re made out of rice.

89. Perhaps your kid might want a lunch like this for a rainy day.

Includes a rainbow pasta and a cucumber umbrella. Also don’t forget the goldfish crackers.

90. If you like Sony, you might want to do with a Play Station lunch.

The controller mostly comprises of rice wrapped with seaweed. And no, you can’t play a game with it.

91. A bento like this would inspire envy on Endor.

The Ewok is made out of rice. And yes, it’s adorable.

92. This Peanuts bento will melt your heart.

It has Snoopy and his doghouse in the center. And yes, you’ll find some of the Peanuts kids there.

93. A unicorn sandwich offers a magical lunch.

This one even ahs a rainbow behind it. And it’s made out of veggies.

94. With LEGO, your lunch will just be bricks.

Well, the veggies are carved into Legos. But that doesn’t mean you can play with them.

95. This bento is a feast for little minions.

Well, this one is full of minions. And yes, many will find them adorable.

96. This pig family feels at home in their sty.

Well, these 3 pigs always seem quite happy near the mushrooms. One of them even winks.

97. Even Pac-Man seems hungry for ghosts these days.

Except that Pac Man doesn’t eat ghosts. Since ghosts usually go after him.

98. It’s always a small world with fans.

Bet this is for the World Cup given the international presence. Still, these are cute.

99. The Force is strong with this little pony.

This is a cross between Star Wars and My Little Pony. And yes, one of them wields a lightsaber.

100. Every brave princess should have this Merida bento lunch.

She has hair made out of orange noodles. Even has her brothers as cute bear cubs, too.

NCAA Championship Worthy College Sports Treats (Second Edition)

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Now that the festivities are over, it’s time we await the Bowl season which takes place around New Years. If you’re an American, you know very well that the NCAA Div. I football playoffs usually consist of 4 teams competing for a championship. How they’re selected, I don’t know. But it’s certainly not fair that Ohio State didn’t get a spot despite winning their conference while Alabama did despite not winning theirs. Yes, we know it should be a playoff style with conference champs playing each other. But I’m not sure why the NCAA ever does this. However, if a Div. I college football team wins it conference, they should have a shot at the championship. Hey, it’s only fair. Anyway, for your reading pleasure, I give you another assortment of college sports treats. Sure some of them might be cookies and cakes but hey, I have to deal with what I can find. Enjoy.

  1. Wolverine fans might want to get a load of this cake.

This one is covered with yellow icing and has the Michigan logo. Seems spectacular as a DIY.

2. Gator cookies always make a tasty Florida treat.

Well, University of Florida treats that is. Includes the logo, gators, footballs, and more.

3. Bet no Volunteers can resist this cake.

And it seems to have the cream orange and white polka dot patterns on the tiers. Yeah, I know it’s a horrifying color combination.

4. Care for some Oregon hoodie cookies?

Because Oregon Duck cookies wouldn’t look badass enough. Okay, I’m probably kidding on that one.

5. Bet this stadium cake is a dream for a Texas A&M fan.

Well, if your college mascot is an Aggie, then this is probably a better option. Still, you have to marvel at the detail

6. I’m sure anyone from BYU might get a load of this cake.

Yes, I know this is a Mormon school founded by the leader responsible for founding Utah. But still Brigham Young had a bunch of wives which doesn’t do him any favors.

7. Ohio State cupcakes should always match a cake of Brutus Buckeye.

Though to be honest, Brutus Buckeye is kind of creepy. But at least some of these cupcakes don’t have his likeness.

8. A Georgia cake should be on the gridiron.

This one has the logo on top of the gridiron sheet. Their mascot may be a bulldog, but the large G stands out.

9. Texas Christian fans would adore these cookies.

This one includes footballs and the state of Texas. Because we all know how much Texans love their football.

10. How about a cake from Oregon?

Notice how they don’t have a duck on it. But yes, the logo is rather stellar.

11. Coyote fans will adore this Arizona cake.

Yes, I know I have a lot of college sports cakes on this post. But I have to deal with what I have.

12. For those rolling the tide, you’ll surely go for these sweet Alabama cupcakes.

Though many aren’t happy with Alabama making the playoffs. But the houndsooth is a nice touch.

13. If you’re a Seminoles fan, you’d probably enjoy these Florida State cake pops.

These are covered in white icing and red and gold sprinkles. Only the plain white ones have the “FSU” on them.

14. For Baylor Bears, get a load of these cookies.

Yes, these are for women’s basketball. But as far as college sports go, I usually don’t specify.

15. No tailgate party should go without these Texas A&M cake pops.

Well, these seem professionally made. Yet, appear easy and not too flashy.

16. You can be rather cavalier about this Virginia cake.

This is from the first public university founded by Thomas Jefferson himself. And yet, their mascot is a term used for royalist supporters of the English King Charles I.

17. Mountaineers can never resist a cake like this.

This one is decorated with blue stars along the base. A stellar cake for any graduation.

18. This Mississippi State cake really rings a bell.

And it’s certainly a cake of a bell as far as I see it. Not sure what’s the significance.

19. Anyone from Auburn will roar over a cake like this.

This cake just depicts Aubie lounging on some brick wall. It’s probably not a cake most Tigers fans will get anytime soon.

20. For cause of celebration, this Nittany Lion cake might come in handy.

This one has 2 tiers and depicts the Nittany Lion. And it’s decorations are quite festive.

21. You’d almost think these Razorback cupcakes are high on the hog.

After all, these are from Arkansas while razorbacks are hogs. And yes, they have a rather vicious reputation.

22. I’m sure Oklahomans would want these cookies sooners.

Since their team’s the Sooners. And I guess these cookies have a lot to do with football.

23. This football cake has the classic Tar Heel touch.

This comes from the University of North Carolina in case you’re wondering. And yes, the football is on the turf.

24. This Nebraska stadium cake is a Husker’s dream.

No, I am not familiar with Nebraska in any sense of the state. But this cake is quite spectacular to see.

25. You can always dessert like a champion with these Notre Dame cookies.

And I guess this one pertains to football which the college is best known for. That along with Catholicism and Irish stereotypes.

26. Perhaps an Ohio State cake with Brutus’s face may suit you?

Well, one without Brutus Buckeye’s face on it. But here it serves as a tier.

27. You can’t guess the matter with these Kansas Jayhawks cookies.

Includes the Jayhawk, a stadium scene, and a football. Perfect for any Kansas plate.

28. Try chomping on this beaver cake from Oregon State.

Includes a beaver on the front. And let’s just leave it at that. Because beavers don’t always refer to these rodents.

29. A Volunteer cake should always have a bow on top.

Once again, it’s another creamcicle cake of two tiers. And no, orange and white don’t go well together.

30. Penn State cookies are always a Nittany treat.

Consists of 2 Nittany Lions and the Penn State logos. Available in the University Park region.

31. You can really sink your claws in this Cincinnati cake.

Well, their team is the Bearcats. So the claws on the C is only fitting.

32. Perhaps a sheet cake from Ohio State may suit you.

Too bad this school didn’t make the Div. I playoffs despite winning its conference. I know it’s not fair.

33. Always need a few buckeye nuts on a OSU stadium.

Well, the nuts on this one are made of peanut butter and chocolate. But it nonetheless seems tasty.

34. Care for a helmet cake from Central Florida.

You don’t hear much about this school but it’s in Orlando. So there’s a strong chance many of its students work at Disney World.

35. You can’t do wrong with an M cake for Michigan.

This is undoubtedly a wedding cake. As you can see with the bride and groom helmets.

36. May I suggest this Wolverine stadium?

This one uses yellow and blue candy for the crowds. And yes, it’s Wolverine supreme.

37. You’d be insane not to miss this Louisville Cardinal cake.

Of course, you hear more about Louisville during March Madness. But this cardinal is rather fierce.

38. A toilet paper tree should be on every Auburn cake.

Not sure what the significance of that is. Maybe toilet papered trees in Auburn is to couch burnings in West Virginia.

39. No Auburn grad could resist these cookies.

Well, they’re blue graduation caps with orange tassles and AU on them. And they come in a dozen.

40. Perhaps this Purdue sheet gridiron cake will certainly be a Boilermaker’s special.

This one has gold and black on the edges as well as black goal posts. I’m sure fans would want it.

41. How about rebelling on a cake this Ole Miss stadium?

This is mostly in blue and red with the white stadium walls. Yet, it’s quite a treat.

42. Perhaps your Texas cake should receive the chocolate treatment.

Yes, I know plenty love their Longhorns. But I kind of think this is ridiculous.

43. This Michigan tower cake is truly epic.

This one has a tower, a football, and the Michigan logo. Definitely the envy for any Wolverine fan.

44. Nothing makes a big game dessert like these TCU cupcakes.

This one has a lot of purple decorations including a couple of cowboy boots and flowers. Love these.

45. Any Ohio State mom would want these cookies.

Yes, I know this is for Mother’s day. But yes, there are plenty of moms who love sports.

46. You’d put a ring on this Texas A&M cake.

Yes, they have to have fancy cakes like these. People in Texas must really love their college sports.

47. This WVU football helmet cake will certainly score.

Great for any tailgate or couch burning party. Okay, maybe not the couch burning one.

48. Michigan cookies make a fine addition to any Wolverine dessert platter.

Includes ones of khaki pants, footballs, and jerseys. The outfit is the craziest one of all.

49. You’d almost think these desserts were kind of hokey.

That’s because the Hokey is the mascot for Virginia Tech. And yes, it’s a chicken while the cupcakes have chicken prints.

50. Support your LSU Tigers with this purple and gold cake.

Includes purple stripes and gold paw prints. And all in LSU Tiger glory.

51. No one can miss these Baylor cookies.

These consist of the logo, Texas, the bear paw, hearts, and some expressions. And all covered in white, gold, and green icing.

52. Grace these Auburn cookies on your dessert platter.

Yes, these cookies are probably for a graduation. Yes, they’re professionally made. And yes, they include the logo.

53. TCU fans will adore this horned frog cake.

And yes, it’s purple per TCU colors. Still, this is quite interesting to look at.

54. The O in Oregon always looks good on the gridiron.

Well, that’s a clever way to use the O. And yes, this is for birthday.

55. With Ohio State, you have the O’s for tiers.

Includes the chocolate buckeyes and leaf on top. Too bad this will only be used for a Bowl game for 2018.

56. Bulldog fans would drool over these Georgia cookies.

All they have is just a black G on white with red edging. And yes, they’re perfect for any Georgia dessert platter.

57. Speaking of Georgia, care for this ferocious cake?

Yes, it looks quite mean like a junkyard dog. But that’s pretty much intentional.

58. These TCU treats come bite sizes.

These are all purple with the TCU letters on them. And yes, they come in wraps.

59. You’ll need plenty of nuts for this Ohio State cake.

As I said before these nuts are made from peanut butter and chocolate. But in this case, they surround the cake.

60. This Louisville Cardinal cake shows its cardinal pride.

Yes, this is professionally made. But you have to admire the intricate design on this one.

61. Alabama fans prefer a cake as mighty as the Crimson Tide.

And yes, it has a football on top. This cake was probably used for the NCAA for putting them in the Division I playoffs, hypothetically speaking.

62. At North Carolina, nobody can resist this Tar Heel gridiron cake.

I know I have shown a lot of these stadium cakes for this post. Yet, some of these are about as unique as they are incredible.

63. Redwolves fans may want these Arkansas State cookies.

Indeed, these are for volleyball. But they nevertheless count. Even if college volleyball games aren’t televised outside cable and public access.

64. You’d find that both sides of this cake form a U.

Well, this is from the University of Miami. Yet, this one seems rather simple to assemble.

65. For March Madness, you might enjoy this cake for Louisville.

This one has the Cardinal smack dab in the center. After all, as I said, basketball is what Louisville is best known for.

66. Illini fans might enjoy a bite out of this cake.

This is a cake of Chief Illiniwek who served as the school’s mascot until recently for obvious reasons. Though it’s quite the design which will be devoured.

67. This Osceola cake is perfect for the Seminole fan.

Yes, this is a Florida State cake depicting Osceola on a horse. Because Osceola was the head of the Seminole and fought whites trying to take over their land and send them to Oklahoma. Or kill them.

68. For a Blue Devils basketball games, these cookies will do nicely.

Duke is another big basketball school. Includes jerseys and hearts in blue and white.

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