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1964 NC State Wolfpack Artwork: Men's Cotton Jersey Hooded Long Sleeve T-shirt

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Color: athletic heather

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During the 1910’s the NC State basketball team became known as the Red Terrors. A bull terrier named Togo became the mascot. In 1921, the nickname “Wolfpack” was first used in reference to the football team when a letter was written to the school paper complaining that the football players were as “unruly as a pack of wolves”. In 1946, after the student body overwhelmingly voted for the adoption of the Wolfpack as the official University nickname for the athletic teams, much to the disapproval of Chancellor J. W. Harrelson, the first Wolfpack mascot was introduced. In 1947, Students started bringing a live timber wolf to football games to roam the sidelines, but the animal was unruly and eventually sold to a traveling animal show. In the 1960’s, the student government sold 25-cent shares to purchase a timber wolf, which made its appearance on October 8, 1966 during the first game played at what became Carter-Finley Stadium. The animal howled, making it popular, but it was later discovered to be a coyote. This was also the time frame that Tuffy the Strutting Wolf logo appeared. In 1983, a student was selected to serve as the male wolf mascot. His mom sewed a full suit of fur and put a jersey on him. They decided to put the name “Mr. Wuf” on the back of the jersey, and the name stuck!
Product details
Rep your favorite retro team or mascot with our lightweight, all weather jersey cotton Hood Tee, perfect for a vintage, lived-in feel.
  • NOT A SWEATSHIRT
  • 100% Cotton Pre-shrunk Jersey
  • Made with sustainably sourced USA grown cotton
  • Athletic Heather is CVC (90% Cotton/10% polyester)
  • Jersey hood with two-needle along hood
  • Two-needle coverstitching on front neck
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