At Florida, Ollie Gator Crocked in Favor of Albert and Alberta

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The alumnus who named him had already raised $1,000 toward saving Ollie the Gator, the inflatable alligator mascot who had attended University of Florida basketball and volleyball games for 10 years until his inflation machine broke this year. But no amount of money will make the university revive Ollie, a marketing director for the school's athletic association tells the Florida Alligator. Why? Florida wants Albert and Alberta Alligator, the school's main mascots--pictured here--to reclaim center stage.