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Can you correctly choose the definition for each NCAA FBS nickname?

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Hokie: (A) an edible saltwater fish OR (B) a loyal Virginia Tech FanVirginia Tech
Razorback: (A) a wild or semiwild hog with a ridgelike back OR (B) the back of a sharp implement used especially by men for shaving the faceArkansas
Vandal: (A) a member of a Germanic people who in the 5th century a.d. ravaged Gaul and Spain, settled in Africa, and in a.d. 455 sacked Rome OR (B) an outlaw or highwaymanIdaho
Terrapin: (A) any of several large, corvine birds having lustrous, black plumage and a loud, harsh call (B) any of several edible North American turtles of the family EmydidaeMaryland
Cardinal: (A) of the color cardinal OR (B) a crested grosbeak of North America, the male of which is bright redStanford
Commodore: (A) a grade of flag officer next in rank below a rear admiral OR (B) a horseman, especially a mounted soldier; knightVanderbilt
Tar Heel: (A) any of several large, totipalmate, fish-eating birds having a large bill with a distensible OR (B) a native or inhabitant of North CarolinaNorth Carolina
Sooner: (A) a person who settles on government land before it is legally opened OR (B) something, as an automobile or appliance, that is lent especially to replace an item being seOklahoma
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Gamecock: (A) A brave and enterprising player, especially one who works with pain or against the odds OR (B) a rooster of a fighting breed, or one bred and trained for fightingSouth Carolina
Boilermaker: (A) the commander in chief of a fleet OR (B) a person employed to make and repair furnaces, vessels, or other heavy metal itemsPurdue
Lobo: (A) the gray or timber wolf of the western U.S. OR (B) a man who exhibits the skills attributed to such cowboys, especially in rodeosNew Mexico
Wolverine: (A) a person who hunts for wolves OR (B) a stocky, carnivorous North American mammal, Gulo luscus, of the weasel family, having blackish, shaggy hair with white markingsMichigan
Minutemen: (A) people who can hypothetically transport through time into the past or the future OR (B) a group of American militiamen just before and during the Revolutionary WarMassachusetts
Buckeye: (A) the brown nut of the genus Aesculus OR (B) the eye of a male deerOhio State
Midshipman: (A) a student, as at the U.S. Naval Academy, in training for commission as ensign in the Navy or second lieutenant in the Marine Corps OR (B) a flat-brimmed straw hatNavy

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