Bulldog Booted as Georgetown’s Mascot
By Chris Mahr, LostLettermen.com
Athletes aren’t the only ones associated with college sports teams that can be cut.
On Wednesday, Georgetown announced that its live bulldog mascot-in-training, Jack Jr., would no longer be associated with the Hoyas program. The school explained in a press release that it had consulted with professional trainers and Jack Jr.’s breeder before determining that “returning to a home environment is what is best for J.J.”
An incident in the fall in which J.J. injured a small child factored into the school’s decision. Now Georgetown is left scrambling for a replacement on the eve of its first season in the new-look Big East.
We wonder if Jack Jr. woke up one morning to a pink slip in his kennel.
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