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AN INDEX OF COLLECTIVE NOUNS FOR FANBASES

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UPDATE YOUR VERBIAGE ACCORDINGLY

Christian Petersen

The following are presented by the council for review. These are proposed collective nouns for fanbases. While not encyclopedic, they do get a start on updating outdated verbiage we have used in the past and accommodate new standard usages. Again: we stress that not every team is covered. Additions and suggestions may be made in the comments.

Alabama: an oversigning of Crimson Tide

Auburn: a junta of Tigers

Arizona: a dehydration of Wildcats

Arizona State: a herp of Sun Devils

Arkansas: a FOIA of Razorbacks

Cal: a bafflement of Cal fans

Fresno State: a probation of Bulldogs

Stanford: a Jeroboam of Cardinal

USC: an Abercrombie of Trojans

Colorado: an evaporation of Buffaloes

Connecticut: a punt of Huskies

Florida: a destitution of Gators

Florida Atlantic: a rail of Owls

Florida State: an arraignment of Seminoles

Miami: an embezzlement of Hurricanes

UCF: a Chipotle of Knights

Georgia: a Croakie of Bulldogs.

Georgia Tech: an icosahedron of Yellow Jackets

Hawai'i: an insomnia of Warriors

Boise State: a pallidity of Broncos

Illinois: a groupon of Illini

Notre Dame: a sniveling of Fighting Irish

Purdue: a Blart of Boilermakers

Iowa: a hernia of Hawkeyes

Iowa State: an arsonality of Cyclones

Kansas: a [               ] of Jayhawks

Kansas State: a hootenanny of Wildcats

Kentucky: a suffering of Wildcats

LSU: a paralysis of Tigers

Maryland: a sprain of Terrapins

Michigan: a declension of Wolverines

Michigan State: a grumble of Spartans

Mississippi State: a clodhopperation of Bulldogs

Ole Miss: a pantaloon of Rebels

Nebraska: a fucking bunch of fucking Cornhuskers

Rutgers: a hypotheticality of Scarlet Knights

Wake Forest: a siesta of Demon Deacons

Ohio State: a snapback of Buckeyes

Oklahoma: an erosion of Sooners

Oklahoma State: a fracking of Cowboys

Oregon: an enfleecement of Ducks

Clemson: a Jehoshaphat of Tigers

South Carolina: a bemustarding of Gamecocks

Tennessee: an evacuation of Volunteers

Vanderbilt: a Telluride of Commodores

Baylor: a tarpulence of Bears

Texas: a quiescence of Longhorns

Texas A&M: a balderdash of Aggies

Texas Tech: an obscurity of Red Raiders

BYU: a froyo of Cougars

Utah: a prematurity of Utes

Virginia: a pleat of Cavaliers

Virginia Tech: a buckhunt of Hokies

Washington: a deflation of Huskies

Washington State: a cirrhosis of Cougars

West Virginia: a tourniquet of Mountaineers

Wisconsin: a jaundice of Badgers