Hopefully Bevo's spirits were lifted with his gift from Tusk. Matthew Emmons USA TODAY Sports
Tusk the mascot wasn't going to let the Arkansas-Texas rivalry stop him from sending fellow mascot Bevo a retirement gift this week. Upon hearing the diagnosis of cancer, forcing Bevo to an early retirement, Tusk sent this gift to the Longhorn mascot:
Texas announced the retirement of Bevo XIV Tuesday after 11 years of serving as the team's mascot.
The Arkansas-Texas rivalry dates back to 1903, with the Longhorns currently holding a 56-22 edge in the series.
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