Is Griff a Beautiful Bulldog?

Well, he is a looker. But Drake’s live mascot represents the entire University throughout the year, every year. Griff is the furry embodiment of Drake spirit.

A new Beautiful Bulldog is crowned each April during the Drake Relays, and he/she serves as a one-time mascot for that year’s track and field event only. 

University News
October 24, 2016
Awards season just got more exciting for students in Drake’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Two of Drake’s student publications earned top national honors, while students and faculty in the public relations program earned regional in-state awards.