Ole Miss Introduces Bizarre Shark Centaur As New Mascot (Jim McElwain Approves)

Landshark Tony

College football is weird right now. DJ Durkin and Urban Meyer jobs are at risk for different scandals. Meanwhile, Ole Miss, a school fresh off a major scandal, has added to the weirdness with a new mascot:

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Just a bizarre looking mascot. Colonel Rebel had his issues, but a football playing half-human, half-shark? Reminds me a lot of the New Orleans Pelicans mascot, King Cake Baby:


Both of these mascots would have given me nightmares as a child. This kid is in the same boat:

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The introduction was WWE-esque:

Mascot introduction in the SEC #JustMeanMore:

The new mascot will go by “Land Shark Tony:”

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This reminds me of Chris Vernon’s classic song “Colonel Reb Is Crying,” which features Coach O:

P.s. Look at those damn forearms. Tony been spending a bit too much time alone:

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P.s.s. Good thing Jim McElwain isn’t still in the SEC or his forearms would be that size sooner than later with Landshark Tony around: