I‘d like to think that somewhere out in the world, Top Daug is still roaming around being the hypest mascot ever to exist, and perhaps sometimes even the voice of reason to other mascots.
When OU made its decision in 2004 to take him to the pound and replace him with two ugly (and way less exciting) horses, I took it pretty hard.
I even made a comic about it while I was working for the OU Daily.
Regardless, the legacy of Top Daug lives on in my heart, and it probably does in the hearts of many kids who grew up watching 80’s and 90’s OU sports.
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