Originally Posted by Texans_Chick
The article says this:
Are you saying this isn't true?
They are named the Titans because Nashville is "The Athens of the South." Basically, they want to crib some of Greek history without dealing with the particulars of the Titans--which is that they were kinda gross.
As for the racoon mascot, I have no idea. Maybe because they steal stuff? They like running over people in vehicles? I'd really like to know.
I think it's because Bud uses racoon fur for that thing on his head. I reckon that frickin thing attracts all kinds of critters.