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Furry Fandom: The Fighting Okra

This one has been a long time coming. This dates back to before little baby Chris posted his first Furry Fandom post. This particular mascot was actually part of the reason I started the Furry Fandom series altogether. You may not know what school he (she?) (it?) represents, but I'm sure you've heard of him (her?) (it?). Either way, I'm here to to enlighten you.

The Fighting Okra
Delta State University


Delta State has two mascots, one official and one unofficial.

Their official mascot is The Statesman. He's just a dude in a funny hat with an unearned Masters green jacket. According to Wikipedia my reliable go-to source for everything Delta State, his conception was inspired by the role that a state representative played in placing the school in Cleveland. Apparently that gets you cemented into sports history for years to come.


With a name like The Statesmen, one would think that the women's teams would be referred to as The Stateswomen. Or maybe they would change the…