I hate that orange...but those unis are classic. You know who is on the field at a glance...there's no denying it. Some traditions just need to stay....you can mess with the fonts a little but don't change that design. Don't stop coming out of the T....but do stop playing Rocky Top :)...just kidding.
Braisher probably did tell the family it was for GREATNESS...I have heard that story before as a child up nort'. Today, living in Texas, I tell the Cowboy fans that claim to be America's team that the G on Green Bay stands for GOD's Team :)
Actually the Bulldog is the most used mascot in all of college football...all levels. The Tiger is second. The SEC does have some unique ones in Razorbacks, Commodores, Volunteers