When the Ohio State marching band forms it's traditional 'Script Ohio' formation, it is a special honor to be able to 'dot the I' once the word has been spelled out.
Before the start of each half, a team of five varsity student-athletes help run Ralphie the buffalo around the field in a horseshoe pattern.
Players gather around Howard's Rock before the start of each home game and rub it for good luck. It is the last stop they make before charging down the hill and onto the field.
The Irish Guard
A group of 10 students dressed in a traditional Scottish kilt and Notre Dame Tartan lead the school's marching band onto the field during home games.
Before each game, cadets and midshipmen enter the stadium in various marching patterns on their way to be seated. The students are rarely seen seated during games.
Calling the Hogs
The 'Calling of the Hogs' is a fan rally cry used at Arkansas sporting events. The cheer consists of fans yelling 'Woo, Pig! Sooie' while waving their hands over their heads.
Flight of the War Eagle
Before each game, the historic War Eagle of Auburn takes flight around the stadium in order to rally supporters.
Boomer Sooner Schooner
After each score, the Sooner Schooner is raced across the field in an arc, pulled by two white ponies named Boomer and Sooner.
Although a tradition at many universities, Homecoming was said to be originated at this school
The Gator Chomp
Mimicking the chomping of a gator's mouth, the 'Gator Chomp' is performed by fans during Florida sporting events.
Chief Osceola and Renegade
Chief Osceola races down the field on his horse Renegade during home football games at Bobby Bowden Field ar Doak Campbell Stadium. Osceola is named for the famous Seminole Inidan leader of the same name.
Handsome Dan is the official bulldog of Yale University. The school has gone through 16 Handsome Dan's since the first in 1889.
The Ramblin' Wreck, a 1930 Ford Model A Sports Coupe, is the official mascot of the student body at Georgia Tech, leading the football team onto the field.
Uga, a white English bulldog, wears a University of Georgia jersey with a varsity letter and attends each home football game and most away games.
The Haka is an original war dance performed by the University of Hawaii football team.
The Little Red Flag
A small silk flag attached to a walking stick which is carried by the Harvard football team's most loyal supporter and passed on to each following generation.
Hook 'em Horns
Hook 'em Horns are a gesture used by Texas fans and supporters made to look like the head and horns of the school's mascot - a longhorn steer.
Pink Visiting Locker Room
For decades, everything in the visitor's locker room at Kinnick Stadium has been painted completely pink.
Rock, Chalk, Jayhawk
Chanting 'Rock, Chalk, Jayhawk...KU,' repeatedly (the first two times slowly, then building in speed) has been a tradition for more than a century and was recognized by Teddy Roosevelt as the greatest college chant in the country.
The Secret Identity of Willie the Wildcat
In the ever-changing lifespan of Willie the Wildcat, one thing - at least for the last few years - has remained constant. The identity of Willie the Wildcat is kept completely secret from students.
The World's Largest Drum
A staple of the school's pre-game routine, the World's Largest Drum is wheeled out by a number of honorary pushers, and two other band members who actually beat the drum on either side.
The Tunnel Walk/ Lucky Horseshoe
After leaving the locker room, Nebraska players and coaches touch the lucky horseshoe and begin walking a winding path lined with red carpet.
Ranked the top collegiate tailgating spot in the country by Sports Illustrated and No. 2 by ESPN, The Grove is a lush 10-acre tailgating field, surrounded by oak, elm and magnolia trees.
Rammer Jammer Yellow Hammer
Among the school's famous cheers, the chanting of 'Rammer Jammer Yellowhammer' is one of the best known.
The Band ('The Play')
Always controversial, the Stanford Band, best known for entering the field during 'The Play,' against Cal. However, the band has been arranging risky and humorous halftime shows for more than thirty years.
Traveler is a pure white horse that appears at all USC home games. Adorned by a Trojan warrior, the horse has been a fixture as USC's steady mascot for decades.
Running Through the 'T'
At the climax of the Tennessee Band's pregame show, the musicians form in a wide open 'T' formation for the players to run through as the exit the tunnel.
The 12th Man
The 12th man started with E. King Gill, a Texas A&M basketball player who was pulled from the press box to suit up and stand on the sidelines incase his dwindling team needed him.
'Take Me Home Country Roads'
The John Denver hit, which mentions West Virginia, became the school's theme song and has been played before every football game since the early 70's.
Between the third and fourth quarters at every home Wisconsin football game, Badger fans jump up and down to the song 'Jump Around' by House of Pain.