MCLEAN, Va. Sixteen spirited but unsung heroes of college football, including Iowa State's Cy the Cardinal, have been as competitors of the 10th annual Capital One All-America Mascot Challenge. The 16 mascots, representing nine conferences and including several natural gridiron rivalries, will go head-to-head throughout the college football season in a battle royale determined exclusively by fan voting. When the dust and fur settles, one lucky creature will be named the Capital One National Mascot of the Year at the 2012 Capital One Bowl.

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