Why is the UT mascot a Longhorn? How Did Bevo Get His Name? The very first Bevo, mascot of the Texas Longhorns, after some Texas Aggie students got hold of him in Feb. 1917 and branded him with the score of the 1915 Texas-Texas A&M game. He was later barbecued and served at the 1919 season banquet, attended by both Longhorns and Aggies.
What is the mascot for the University of Texas at Austin? The editor of the alumni magazine dubbed him Bevo, either after a near beer or by combining “beeve” (a plural form of “beef”) with “o.” UT has had more than a dozen Bevos. He is handled by the Silver Spurs student service organization. UT’s costumed mascot is known as Hook ‘Em.
Are UT Austin students called Longhorns?
University of Texas at Austin.
|Former names||The University of Texas (1881–1967)|
|Colors||Burnt Orange and White|
What was UT mascot before Bevo? “Hook ’em, Hounds?” While the longhorn steer named Bevo has been a symbol of UT athletics for over eighty years, the university’s first mascot was a scrappy tan and white dog named Pig Bellmont.