Does Your School Make the List of Craziest College Sports Traditions?

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College years are filled with classes, friends, parties, and of course, sports. Some schools take a little more pride in their athletics, and as a result, have created some unique traditions over the years. Read on to see if your alma mater made the list of wildest traditions…

Army and Navy

This is one of the more unique traditions, as the two teams swap a ‘prisoner’. This prisoner is a student who stayed on the rival campus for a semester. This is a tradition that dates back to 1890!

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University of Iowa

One of the more heartwarming traditions, the ‘Hawkeye Hello’ occurs when football fans wave hello to the opposite team. When it’s a home game, fans also wave hello to the children’s hospital behind the stadium.

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