Buster Bronco (Boise State)

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Buster Bronco
Buster Bronco Boise State.png
University Boise State University
Conference MWC
Description anthropomorphized bronco
First seen 1932

Buster Bronco is the official mascot of Boise State University.

Buster Bronco, is a person in a brown bronco costume with a large head and an open mouth. Buster Bronco wears a #0 Boise State football jersey for football games and a #54 orange basketball jersey for basketball games.

The idea to have a Bronco as a mascot originated in 1932 by Boise State Junior College Students.[1]Buster Becomes A Bronco is a children's book based on Buster Bronco that was published in 2008. [2]

Buster Bronco was ranked third on the Sports Illustrated Power Mascot Rankings in 2007.[3] Buster was also a candidate for the Capitol One Mascot of the Year for the 2008-2009 season.[4]

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  1. ^ Brown, Janelle. "Compare and Contrast: Boise State and the University of Oklahoma." Boise State University 14 December 2006 12 Oct 2008, [1]
  2. ^ McCurry, Janis. Buster Becomes a Bronco. Boise State University, 2008, [2]
  3. ^ "Cy Competes for Mascot of the Year." 09022008 12 Oct 2008 256& SPSID=46688
  4. ^ McCartney, Cory. "Mascot Power Rankings." Sports Illustrated 08092007 12 Oct 2008 [3]