BGSU mascots ranked 8th best in college sports, according to new survey

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio - The official mascots of Bowling Green State University—Freddie and Frieda Falcon—are ranked the 8th best in college sports, according to a new survey.

The brother-sister birds were recently named as some of the 'Best College Mascots in America' in a survey by Quality Logo Products. The dynamic duo are the only Ohio and Mid-American Conference mascots to be given the top honors.

The pair celebrated their newfound fame in a video released on social media.

According to survey data, 1,266 participants voted on 128 mascots from colleges and universities affiliated with NCAA Division 1 football teams. Data also shows that 270 respondents were from the Midwest with 3.48% of total survey participants being from Ohio.

To learn more about Freddie and Frieda, visit and follow them on Twitter.

Updated: 08/31/2023 01:46PM