Clarke County

Uga XI officially takes over duties as next UGA mascot

ATHENS, Ga. — There’s a new Dawg between the hedges.

The University of Georgia announced Tuesday that mascot Que, aka Uga X, will officially retire. Boom, a 10-month-old English Bulldog, will take over the duties as Uga XI.

The era of Uga XI kicked off when he was officially unveiled as the new mascot at Saturday’s G-Day Game in Athens.

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A ceremony before the game saw the collar passed from Que to Boomer, officially crowning him as Uga XI.

Channel 2 is the official TV partner of the Georgia Bulldogs and will have all the details from the G-Day Game on WSB Tonight at 11 p.m.

All 10 official bulldogs who have served as Uga have been part of a line of pure white English bulldogs owned by the Frank W. “Sonny” Seiler family in Savannah. Boom will continue that tradition.


Que was around for all of UGA’s games during the 2015 season, but was officially named mascot during the November 2015 against Georgia Southern University.

Uga X will retire as the winningest mascot in Georgia history with back-to-back national championships, two SEC titles and wins at the Rose, Sugar, Orange and Peach bowls.

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