Burn, mascots, burn: Clemson and Gamecocks fans add fire to already heated rivalry

  • Posted: Tuesday, November 26, 2013 10:14 a.m.
Screen shot of a Tiger Burn video posted on YouTube.

As if things weren’t heated enough during rivalry week, students at Clemson and South Carolina lit a fire under the other school’s mascots Monday night.

Gamecocks fans burned a 30-foot-tall tiger as part of a tradition that’s more than a century old while Clemson fans held a funeral for Cocky, before lighting it on fire.

See more photos and video here on Andy Paras’ social media blog.

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