Man… you’d be hard pressed to find a dawgs fan that under appreciated those two…. Maybe the rest of the SEC but we knew what we had in those DGDs
For what it’s worth, Wheaton College (my alma mater), arguably one of the most conservative Christian colleges in America made this same choice over 20 years ago, changing their mascot from the Crusaders to the Thunder. They saw this mascot as pointing back to a time when evil was done in the name of Jesus Christ.
They phrased this entirely wrong. 247 has a better write up on the rule that explains it better. It just prevents the scenario that happened during the Alabama auburn game where auburn got an extra field goal.