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How the Top 50 College Football Programs Got Their Nicknames

It's all about nicknames. 

This list runs down how each top-50 team got their nickname, from the Sun Devils to the Wolverines.

There are multiple "Tigers" and "Bears" scattered across the college football landscape, but none of them garnered their nicknames the same way.

Some were decided by student vote, others just by natural usage, but however it came to be, the origins can be found here. 

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