1-year-old Que serves as Georgia's Uga mascot in opener


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ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia has a new bulldog mascot who could get the official title soon.

"Que" is serving as the mascot for the season opener against Louisiana Monroe on Saturday. No. 9 Georgia has announced that a new mascot, who will be Uga X, will be named at some point this season.

Spokesman Claude Felton says Que is "the leading candidate" to replace 11-year-old Russ in Georgia's line of white English bulldog mascots.

The 1-year-old Que is the grandson of Russ. Que also sat in as the mascot in Georgia's recent picture day for fans, and his rise to official status seems to be only a formality.

Frank "Sonny" Seiler's family has bred the line of English bulldog mascots since Uga I made his debut in 1956.

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