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Ode to Uga VI


Our beloved Georgia mascot, Uga VI, died last night. He was crowned when Jake & I were students there, was our largest and winningest mascot, and will be greatly missed by the Bulldog Nation.

Sam decided he wanted to remember Uga (pronounced UH-guh…. not ooo-guh or you-gee-ay) with some memorial art.
First, a rough draft.

Now, down to work on the real thing.
Blending some colors.

Adding the finishing touches.

An artist’s work is never done, but I guess this’ll do.

The final product.

We’ll miss you, Uga VI– the way you rolled in the ice, your floppy jowls, and especially your tendency toward immodest camera angles . We look forward to meeting VII and cheering on our Dawgs for years to come.

4 thoughts on “Ode to Uga VI

  1. Did you do the mustache for Sam, or did he do it himself? Because it’s great.

  2. He started it, and I’ll admit that I finished it. But now we’ll know what he looks like if he ever decides to go French. Oui oui!

  3. Here’s to you Hunts, for making me laugh out loud just about every time I read your blog!

  4. I’m hoping UGA didn’t die in any sort of traumatic way, but that picture makes me think otherwise… C

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