Clemson pushup bobblehead

Clemson pushup bobblehead (Source: National Bobblehead Hall of Fame) 

(FOX Carolina) - On Thursday, the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum unveiled an officially licensed bobblehead commemorating the college football push-up tradition Clemson started over 40 years ago. 

The organization will be the only Clemson bobblehead featuring the pushup!

The bobblehead's will be individually numbered and limited to 1000. Each one will cost $40 with a shipping cost of $8 and were manufactured specifically for the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame by FOCO. 

Beginning in 1978, Clemson mascot Zach Mills began doing pushups equal to the number of points Clemson had in the game. 

For those interested, the record for a single game is still held by Ricky Capps who did 465 pushups in a single game in 1981. 

The tradition has now been copied by other colleges all over the nation. 

Co-Founder and CEO of the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum Phil Sklar said, “Every Saturday, mascots at many of the top colleges do pushups after scoring plays, but it all started at Clemson and we think this bobblehead will be a fan favorite.”

If you are interested in purchasing one, click here

More news: Coroner identifies man killed in Verner Springs Rd. shooting

Copyright 2019 FOX Carolina (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.