List of college sports team nicknames

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Here follows a list of college sports team nicknames.

These are the general, collective nicknames that various colleges and universities' athletic teams compete under. For specific names of live or costumed mascots, see List of U.S. college mascots.

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49ers[edit]

A[edit]

Aggies[edit]

Aigles Bleu (Blue Eagles)[edit]

Ambassadors[edit]

AMCats[edit]

Anchormen[edit]

Angels[edit]

Anteaters[edit]

Antelopes[edit]

See also Lopers.

Apaches[edit]

Archers[edit]

Argonauts[edit]

Armadillos[edit]

Arrows[edit]

Artichokes[edit]

Scottsdale (Scottsdale, Arizona)[1]

Athenas[edit]

Athenians[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Axemen and Axewomen[edit]

Auggies[edit]

Avengers[edit]

Aztecs[edit]

B[edit]

Badgers[edit]

Bald Eagles[edit]

Banana Slugs[edit]

Bantams[edit]

Barons[edit]

Battlers[edit]

Battlin' Beavers[edit]

Battling Bishops[edit]

Beacons[edit]

Bearcats[edit]

Bearkats[edit]

Bears[edit]

Beavers[edit]

Bees[edit]

Belles[edit]

Bengals[edit]

Big Blue[edit]

Big Blues[edit]

Big Green[edit]

Big Red[edit]

Billikens[edit]

Bishops[edit]

Bison[edit]

Bisons[edit]

Black Bears[edit]

Blackbirds[edit]

Black Knights[edit]

Black Squirrels[edit]

Blazers[edit]

Bloodhounds[edit]

Blue[edit]

Blue Angels[edit]

Blue Boys[edit]

Blue Demons[edit]

Blue Devils[edit]

Blue Dragons[edit]

Blue Hawks[edit]

Blue Hens[edit]

Blue Hose[edit]

Blue Jays[edit]

See also Bluejays.

Blue Knights[edit]

Blue Raiders[edit]

Blue Streaks[edit]

Blue Tigers[edit]

Blue Wave[edit]

Bluejays[edit]

Blues[edit]

Bluewave[edit]

Blugolds[edit]

Bobcats[edit]

Boilermakers[edit]

Boll Weevils[edit]

Boy Wonders[edit]

Bombers[edit]

Bonnies[edit]

Boxers[edit]

Braves[edit]

Brewers[edit]

Bridges[edit]

Britons[edit]

Broncbusters[edit]

Bronchos[edit]

Broncos[edit]

Broncs[edit]

Bruins[edit]

Buccaneers[edit]

Buckeyes[edit]

Bucks[edit]

Buffaloes[edit]

Builders[edit]

Bulldogs[edit]

Bullets[edit]

Bulls[edit]

C[edit]

Cadets[edit]

Caimans[edit]

Camels[edit]

Canoneers[edit]

Capers[edit]

Captains[edit]

Carabins[edit]

Cardinal[edit]

Cardinals[edit]

Cascades[edit]

Catamounts[edit]

Cavaliers[edit]

Celtics[edit]

Celts[edit]

Centaurs[edit]

Chanticleers[edit]

Chaparrals[edit]

Chargers[edit]

Chippewas[edit]

Choctaws[edit]

Citadins[edit]

Claim Jumpers[edit]

Clan[edit]

Clippers[edit]

Cobbers[edit]

Cobras[edit]

Colonials[edit]

Colonels[edit]

Comets[edit]

Commodores[edit]

Continentals[edit]

Conquerors[edit]

Conquistadors[edit]

Cornhuskers[edit]

Corsairs[edit]

Cotton Blossoms[edit]

Cougars[edit]

Cowboys and Cowgirls[edit]

Coyotes[edit]

Crimson[edit]

Crimson Hawks[edit]

Crimson Storm[edit]

Crimson Tide[edit]

Crusaders[edit]

Cyclones[edit]

D[edit]

Deacons[edit]

Defenders[edit]

Delta Devils[edit]

Demon Deacons[edit]

Demons[edit]

Devilettes[edit]

Devils[edit]

Diplomats[edit]

Dinos[edit]

Dirtbags[edit]

Dolphins[edit]

Dons[edit]

Dragons[edit]

Drovers[edit]

Ducks[edit]

Duhawks[edit]

Dukes[edit]

DustDevils[edit]

Dutch[edit]

Dutchmen[edit]

E[edit]

Eagles[edit]

Egrets[edit]

Engineers[edit]

Ephs[edit]

Eutectics[edit]

Evangels[edit]

Excalibur[edit]

Explorers[edit]

Express[edit]

F[edit]

Falcons[edit]

Fighting Camels[edit]

Fighting Christians[edit]

Fighting Illini[edit]

Fighting Irish[edit]

Fighting Knights[edit]

Fighting Muskies[edit]

Fighting Saints[edit]

Fighting Scots[edit]

Fighting Sioux[edit]

(Fighting Tigers)[edit]

Fire[edit]

Fire Ants[edit]

Firebirds[edit]

Flames[edit]

Flyers[edit]

Flying Dutchmen[edit]

Flying Fleet[edit]

Fords[edit]

Foresters[edit]

Freemen[edit]

Friars[edit]

Frogs[edit]

Fury[edit]

G[edit]

Gaels[edit]

Gaiters[edit]

Gamecocks[edit]

Gators[edit]

Gauchos[edit]

Gee-Gees[edit]

Geese[edit]

Generals[edit]

Gentlemen[edit]

Geoducks[edit]

Giants[edit]

Gila Monsters[edit]

Gladiators[edit]

Chabot (Hayward, California)

Goats[edit]

Golden Bears[edit]

Golden Bulls[edit]

Golden Eagles[edit]

Golden Flashes[edit]

Golden Flyers[edit]

Golden Gaels[edit]

Golden Gophers[edit]

Grenadiers[edit]

Golden Griffins[edit]

Golden Grizzlies[edit]

Golden Hawks[edit]

Golden Hurricane[edit]

Golden Knights[edit]

Golden Lions[edit]

Gold Nuggets[edit]

Golden Rams[edit]

Gold Rush[edit]

Golden Seals[edit]

Golden Suns[edit]

Golden Tigers[edit]

Golden Tornadoes[edit]

Gophers[edit]

Gorillas[edit]

Gorloks[edit]

Gothic Knights[edit]

Governors[edit]

Great Danes[edit]

Great Lakers[edit]

Green Knights[edit]

Green Terror[edit]

Green Wave[edit]

Greyhounds[edit]

Griffins[edit]

Griffons[edit]

Grizzlies[edit]

Gryphons[edit]

Gulls[edit]

Gusties[edit]

Gyrenes[edit]

H[edit]

Harriers[edit]

Hardrockers[edit]

Harvesters[edit]

Hatters[edit]

Hawkeyes[edit]

Hawks[edit]

Heat[edit]

Herons[edit]

Highlanders[edit]

Hillcats[edit]

Hilltoppers[edit]

Hokies[edit]

Hoosiers[edit]

Horned Frogs[edit]

Hornets[edit]

Hoyas[edit]

Humpback Whales[edit]

Hurricanes[edit]

Huskies[edit]

Hustlin' Owls[edit]

I[edit]

Ice Dogs[edit]

Ichabods[edit]

Indians[edit]

Inferno[edit]

Ironmen[edit]

Islanders[edit]

J[edit]

Jackrabbits[edit]

Jaguars[edit]

Jaspers[edit]

Javelinas[edit]

Jayhawks[edit]

Jennies[edit]

Jets[edit]

Jimmies[edit]

Johnnies[edit]

Judges[edit]

Jumbos[edit]

K[edit]

Kangaroos[edit]

Koalas[edit]

Keelhaulers[edit]

Keydets[edit]

Kingsmen[edit]

Knights[edit]

Kohawks[5][edit]

Kougars[edit]

L[edit]

Ladies[edit]

Lady Blues[edit]

Lady Griz[edit]

Lady Lions[edit]

Lady Macs[edit]

Lady Raiders[edit]

Lady Reds[edit]

Lady Techsters[edit]

Lady Tigers[edit]

Ladyjacks[edit]

Lakers[edit]

Lakehawks[edit]

Lancers[edit]

Larks[edit]

Lasers[edit]

Lazers[edit]

Leathernecks[edit]

Lemmings[edit]

Leopards[edit]

Lightning[edit]

Lions[edit]

Little Giants[edit]

Little Johns[edit]

Llama[edit]

Lobos[edit]

Loggers[edit]

Longhorns[edit]

Lopers[edit]

Lord Jeffs[edit]

Lords[edit]

Los Libros[edit]

Lumberjacks[edit]

LumberJacks[edit]

LumberJills[edit]

Lutes[edit]

Lynx[edit]

Lyons[edit]

M[edit]

Maccabees[edit]

Magic[edit]

Magicians[edit]

Majors[edit]

Manatees[edit]

Maple Leafs[edit]

Marauders[edit]

Mariners[edit]

Marlins[edit]

Maroons[edit]

Maroon Tigers[edit]

Mastodons[edit]

Matadors[edit]

Mavericks[edit]

Mean Green[edit]

Mechanics[edit]

Midshipmen[edit]

Mighty Macs[edit]

Mighty Oaks[edit]

Mighty Sabers[edit]

Miners[edit]

Minutemen and Minutewomen[edit]

Missionaries[edit]

Whitman College (Walla Walla, Washington)

Missionaries[edit]

Whitman College (Walla Walla, Washington)

Moccasins[edit]

Mocs[edit]

Monarchs[edit]

Monks[edit]

Moose[edit]

Moundbuilders[edit]

Mountain Cats[edit]

Mountaineers[edit]

Mountain Hawks[edit]

Mountain Lions[edit]

Mounties[edit]

Mudcats[edit]

Mules[edit]

Muleriders[edit]

Musketeers[edit]

Muskies[edit]

Mustangs[edit]

Mystics[edit]

N[edit]

Nads[edit]

Rhode Island School of Design (Providence, Rhode Island)

Nanooks[edit]

Nighthawks[edit]

Nittany Lions[edit]

Nor'easters[edit]

Norse[edit]

Northern Lights[edit]

O[edit]

Oaks[edit]

Ocelots[edit]

Oilers[edit]

Fighting Okra[edit]

Oles[edit]

Olympians[edit]

Orange[edit]

Orediggers[edit]

Ospreys[edit]

Otters[edit]

Owls[edit]

P[edit]

Pacers[edit]

Paladins[edit]

Pandas[edit]

Panthers[edit]

Parsons[edit]

Snead State (Boaz, Alabama)

Patriotes[edit]

Patriots[edit]

Peacocks and Peahens[edit]

Penguins[edit]

Penmen[edit]

Phoenix[edit]

Pilots[edit]

Pioneers[edit]

Pipers[edit]

Pirates[edit]

Platypi[edit]

Poets[edit]

Pointers[edit]

Polar Bears[edit]

Pomeroys[edit]

Prairie Fire[edit]

Prairie Wolves[edit]

Preachers[edit]

Pride[edit]

Privateers[edit]

Profs[edit]

Pronghorns[edit]

Pumas[edit]

Purple Aces[edit]

Purple Eagles[edit]

Purple Raiders[edit]

Q[edit]

Quakers[edit]

R[edit]

Racers[edit]

Radicals[edit]

Ragin' Cajuns[edit]

Raiders[edit]

Railsplitters[edit]

Rainbow Wahine[edit]

Rainbow Warriors[edit]

Ramblers[edit]

Rams[edit]

Rangers[edit]

Rattlers[edit]

Ravens[edit]

Razorbacks[edit]

Rebels[edit]

Redbirds[edit]

Red Barons[edit]

Red Devils[edit]

Red Dragons[edit]

Red Flash[edit]

Red Foxes[edit]

Red Hawks and variants[edit]

Red Lions[edit]

Red Men[edit]

Redmen[edit]

Red Raiders[edit]

Red Ravens[edit]

Red Storm[edit]

Reddies/Lady Reddies[edit]

Red Wolves[edit]

Regals[edit]

Regents[edit]

Reivers[edit]

Renegades[edit]

Retrievers[edit]

Ridgebacks[edit]

Riverbats[edit]

River Hawks[edit]

Riverhawks[edit]

Roadrunners[edit]

The Rock[edit]

Rockets[edit]

Rouge et Or (Red and Gold)[edit]

Roughnecks[edit]

Rough Riders[edit]

Royals[edit]

Runnin' Rebels[edit]

Running Eagles[edit]

Rustlers[edit]

S[edit]

Sagehens[edit]

Sailfish[edit]

Saints[edit]

Salukis, Saluqis[edit]

Samsons[edit]

Sand Sharks[edit]

Sasquatch[edit]

Savage Storm[edit]

Saxons[edit]

Scarlet Knights[edit]

Scarlet Raiders[edit]

Scarlet Raptors[edit]

Scarlet Wave[edit]

Scots[edit]

Scotties[edit]

Scorpions[edit]

Scottish Terriers[edit]

Screaming Eagles[edit]

Sea Aggies[edit]

Sea Beggars[edit]

Sea Devils[edit]

Sea Warriors[edit]

Seagulls[edit]

Sea-Hawks[edit]

Seahawks[edit]

Sea Lions[edit]

Seasiders[edit]

Seawolves[edit]

Seminoles[edit]

Senators[edit]

Sentinels[edit]

Setters[edit]

Sharks[edit]

Shock[edit]

Shockers[edit]

Shoremen[edit]

Silverswords[edit]

Skipjacks[edit]

Skippers[edit]

Skyhawks[edit]

Skylanders[edit]

Skylights[edit]

Soldiers[edit]

Saint Louis Christian (St. Louis, Missouri)

Sooners[edit]

Spartans[edit]

Spiders[edit]

Spires[edit]

Spirits[edit]

Squirrels[edit]

Stags[edit]

Stallions[edit]

Stars[edit]

Statesmen[edit]

Steers[edit]

Stingers[edit]

Storm[edit]

Stormy Petrels[edit]

Sunbirds[edit]

Suns[edit]

Sun Chiefs[edit]

Sun Devils[edit]

Surge[edit]

Student Princes[edit]

Sugar Bears[edit]

Swamp Foxes[edit]

Sycamores[edit]

T[edit]

Tar Heels[edit]

Tars[edit]

Tartans[edit]

Tartars[edit]

Terrapins[edit]

Terrible Swedes[edit]

Terriers[edit]

Tetons[edit]

Texans/Texanns[edit]

Thorobreds[edit]

Thorobrettes[edit]

Thoroughbreds[edit]

Thunder[edit]

Thunderbirds[edit]

Thunderhawks[edit]

Thundering Herd[edit]

Thunder Wolves[edit]

Tigers[edit]

Timberwolves[edit]

Titans[edit]

Tommies[edit]

Toppers[edit]

Toreros[edit]

Tornado[edit]

Tornadoes[edit]

Toros[edit]

Tracers[edit]

Trailblazers[edit]

Trappers[edit]

Tribe[edit]

Tribunes[edit]

Tritons[edit]

Trojans[edit]

Trolls[edit]

Tuks / Tukkies[edit]

Twins[edit]

U[edit]

Utes[edit]

V[edit]

V-Hawks[edit]

Valiants[edit]

Valkyries[edit]

Vandals[edit]

Varsity Blues[edit]

Varsity Reds[edit]

Vaqueros[edit]

Vert et Or (Green and Gold)[edit]

Vikes[edit]

Vikings[edit]

Vixens[edit]

Violets[edit]

Volunteers[edit]

Voyageurs[edit]

Vulcans[edit]

W[edit]

Warhawks[edit]

Warriors[edit]

Wasps[edit]

Waves[edit]

Webbies[edit]

Wesmen[edit]

Westerners[edit]

White Mules[edit]

Wildcats[edit]

Wolf Pack and variants[edit]

Wolverines[edit]

Wolves[edit]

Women of Troy[edit]

Wyverns[edit]

Quinsigamond (Worcester MA)

X[edit]

X-Men and X-Women[edit]

Y[edit]

Yellow Jackets[edit]

Yotes[edit]

Yeomen[edit]

Z[edit]

Zias[edit]

Zips[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]