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89rabbit
04-01-2004, 07:41 AM
Does anyone else think that we need a different logo on the top of the Great West board? Everyone else has their mascot on their logo. I think our beloved rabbit should also be shown. What do you think?

http://greatwestfootball.ocsn.com/

Go State! :)

Rabbitlivinginverm
04-01-2004, 09:52 AM
I personally like that logo. I realize there is no Jackrabbit in it but I still like it. Maybe we have that logo on the Great West site because that's what we have on our football helmets. Are the other schools logos the stickers on their helmets??

89rabbit
04-01-2004, 10:12 AM
No, except Southern Utah, even ours is different. On our helmets the SD is all one color. Here is a link to a site that shows all the GWFC's schools helmets.

http://www.anygivensaturday.org/helmets/GWFC.htm

P.S. Don't get me wrong. I like our Logo, I just want to see the Rabbit.

Go State! ;D

Rabbitlivinginverm
04-01-2004, 10:21 AM
Thanks for the info 89rabbit ;D

MadJack
04-01-2004, 07:28 PM
My take on the logos on the GW site. I think the SD is fine because it is the logo represented on State's helmets. The problem is that four of the schools have a logo that represents their athletic departments that incorporates the university name as well. SDSU lacks that and it is probably something that should be addressed with the move (regardless is should be addressed). Not a big fan of the rabbit. I know it is the mascot, but it's too cartoonish for my tastes. Yes, I know it is our mascot, but I don't think there would be a way to show power and prestige by having the running rabbit in a logo. If you look at the other GW school's logos, their mascot is powerful, or stoic, or regal, not a damn cartoon character. If someone with artistic ability could come up with a logo incorporating the rabbit, yet showing strength or power, please provide it and display it on here somehow.

Also, anyone got any pull to get SDSU's historical helmets to the site. We're the only school not represented. I know pre-stretch SD it was the Jacks block lettering. Sometime before that was a script Jacks. Way back in the day was a block SD. Any historians able to share any more helmet designs?

89rabbit
04-01-2004, 09:16 PM
As I am sure you can tell I like the Rabbit. He is my avatar for gosh sakes. That being said I will have to respectfully disagree with you hoopla4u.

I have never been a fan of "beefing up" an otherwise less then beefy mascot. Many Schools use mascots that are not "powerful, stoic, or regal".

Kansas and their Jayhawk, he sure is a happy little bird.

http://www.kuathletics.com/

Minnesota and their Gopher, smiley little rodent huh.

http://www1.umn.edu/twincities/index.php

Delaware, the defending I-AA Football Champions, they are the Blue Hens.

http://www.udel.edu/sportsinfo/new-index.html

All pretty good schools, none with what one might call a "powerful, stoic, or regal" mascot. I say be proud of who and what we are. At least we are not one of the thousands of schools with Tigers or Bulldogs out there. We are different and unique. Hoopla4u please don't think I am picking on you, I respect your opinion I just don't happen to agree with you on this one, but I know you are a good person, because you went to State. ;) :)

Go Jackrabbits! ;D

Charger13
04-01-2004, 10:04 PM
If someone with artistic ability could come up with a logo incorporating the rabbit, yet showing strength or power, please provide it and display it on here somehow.

You probably can't see my avitar on the message board, but here's the full size image:
http://home.golden.net/~enorthcott/art/goo/jackrabbit.jpg
I didn't create the image, just found it in a search. Of course there's always the rabbit from Donnie Darko as well, but that might scare the kids at the games.
http://www.bfi.org.uk/sightandsound/2002_10/images/donnie_darko.jpg

89rabbit
04-01-2004, 10:16 PM
Charger13,

Very nice! :o ;D

Go State!

Charger13
04-02-2004, 12:03 AM
P.S. Don't get me wrong. I like our Logo, I just want to see the Rabbit.
Maybe we could update the old logo. It included the mascot.

http://www.madisonworks.com/images/jacks1.jpg

Texas_Jacks_Fan
04-02-2004, 07:29 AM
I like the use of the rabbit logo on certain things, however I am in favor of keeping the SD on the helemet, It was back in the 80's that the word "Jacks" was scripted on the helmet. I liked it. What I dont like is the Campanile used as a sports symbol( for a while I think it was used on the Great West site) I love the Campanile and all it stands for but only in the text of academics. Charger 13's rabbit is interesting.... He kind of looks like a rabbit you may find at Chernobyl. All in all I would like to see a new logo/letter incorporation for our new move to D1, kind of a new era.. and all that stuff. If I had an ounce of artistic ability I would start doing one, but I cant even draw a stick figure.

PS The Donnie Darko rabbit might scare me, not just the kids at Frost Arena.

DanceswithRabbits
04-02-2004, 05:13 PM
I really like what UNC and NDSU have done. You know right away who you are looking at.

89rabbit
05-01-2004, 07:56 PM
GSU'sTALON,

Thought you might like to see Charger's post about the Rabbit logo. Enjoy.

Go State!

GSUsTALON
05-01-2004, 09:16 PM
My old friends on the beaver board

http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=stores.downonmainstreet.com/campusconnection/images/thumbnail/storefront.jpg&imgrefurl=http://stores.downonmainstreet.com/&h=67&w=70&sz=3&tbnid=LmcULtYnFnEJ:&tbnh=63&tbnw=6 5&start=65&prev=/images%3Fq%3DOSU%2Bbeaver%26start%3D60%26hl%3Den%2 6lr%3D%26ie%3DUTF-8%26oe%3DUTF-8%26sa%3DN

scary

GSUsTALON
05-01-2004, 09:37 PM
Charger13

I donít find the pics very funny Charger13. In the first pic youre promoting steroid use in the other exploiting homeless, aged, decrepit South Dakota fans. God man have you no shame ???

www.southern-connction.com


http://www.georgiasoutherneagles.com/

89rabbit
05-02-2004, 06:18 AM
TALON,

The first one is not steriod use. That is what happens when the animal husbrandry kids hook up with the engineering kids. ;)

Can't really explain the Donnie Darko bunny, but I do know you should FEAR him.

Go State!

GSUsTALON
05-02-2004, 08:10 AM
Eeee gads man, genetic engineering is suspected in both cases. No doubt they will turn on their SD masters and destroy you before we ever reach football season

www.southern-connection.com

89rabbit
05-02-2004, 07:43 PM
LOL! ;D

GSUsTALON
05-02-2004, 07:54 PM
do u think you'll bring 200 to the game?

89rabbit
05-02-2004, 09:16 PM
if past experience is anything to go by, 350-500 is a realistic number to go by.

Go State! ;D

Texas_Jacks_Fan
05-03-2004, 07:15 AM
350-500-Thats probably pretty close. It would be more if the game were in Atlanta. It looks like GSU is about the same distance from Atlanta and Jacksonville FL. Maybe 3 hours from each?? I've never been to Statesboro, but I've been in Savannah and it's great. To all who go you will be "Away down South in Dixie" Good NASCAR country too-so it cant be too bad ;D ;D

GSUsTALON
05-03-2004, 02:17 PM
Savannah is about 45 min from the stadium and you'll want to stay overnight there

JackJD
05-03-2004, 09:10 PM
GSUTalon hangs out in the Garden of Good and Evil in Savannah

GSUsTALON
05-04-2004, 03:32 PM
I've tilled a few gardens in my time ::)