Quality Logo Products, an Illinois-based logo printing company, garnered national attention this week when it unveiled a survey titled “The Most Offensive College Mascots In America.” But the survey quietly disappeared from the company’s website after a flood of criticism.
The poll results were previously available at this link. In addition to an “offensive mascots” section, Quality Logo Products asked respondents to note the “sexiest,” “unsexiest, “best and worst mascots,” and “creepiest mascots.”
1,266 people from ages 18 to 79 were polled, according to the company’s website. Most participants hailed from the South (474); 55.4 percent were male, 43.6 percent female, and 1 percent “non-binary.” Almost 11 percent were “bisexual,” 2.8 percent were “gay or lesbian,” and 1.1 percent “preferred not to say.” One hundred twenty-eight mascots were referenced, all from NCAA Division 1 football teams.
The poll results indicated participants found mascots from Florida State University, San Diego State University, the University of Hawaii at Manoa, University of