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Obie the Mascot a cannibal?

by TigerNet Staff - Monday, December 9, 2013 4:19 PM
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Obie the Mascot is the lovable official mascot for the Orange Bowl. He has been around since the inception of the Orange Bowl but it appears he may have a much darker side than his fun-loving persona.

Deeper investigation shows that Obie is an admitted cannibal. In his official bio, he says that he eats "Orange slices."

Birthday: Obie made his debut on January 1, 1935 during the first Orange Bowl game which featured Bucknell and Miami.obie

Height: 5-8

Weight: 175 lbs.

Favorite sport: College football and college basketball

Little known fact: Obie was born on a Florida Citrus Grove. In Florida, there are over 750,000 acres of citrus groves and more than 100 million citrus trees.

Favorite food: Orange slices


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