Originally posted on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 1/2/12

Have you ever been to a college football bowl game pep rally? It’s the most proper of propaganda for the institution of higher learning; and football. Everyone should attend at least one in their lives- but not your alma mater. A school you have no connection to will give you proper perspective and objectivity.

Or go to an Oregon Ducks BCS Bowl pep rally, because they have the hottest cheerleaders on the planet. That works too! Plenty of pics after the jump.

By the way, Oregon alums Joey Harrington (sorry to bring that name up Detroit Lions fans) and ESPN SportsCenter’s Neil Everett rocked the mic.

 

Some photos are from the official Rose Bowl pep rally at Santa Monica Pier. Others are from the Rose Bowl Kickoff Luncheon outside the Rose Bowl Stadium.

Bucky vs Puddles backstage mascot smackdown

Paul M. Banks is CEO of The Sports Bank.net, an official Google News site generating millions of unique visitors. He’s also a regular contributor to Chicago Now, Walter Football.com, Yardbarker, and Fox Sports

A Fulbright scholar and MBA, Banks has appeared on live radio all over the world; and he’s a member of the Football Writers Association of America, U.S. Basketball Writers Association, and Society of Professional Journalists. The President of the United States follows him on Twitter (@Paul_M_BanksTSB) You should too.

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