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Lil' Red

University University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Conference Big 12
Description Inflataboy
Origin of name A state wide contest in 1993
First seen 1993 [1]
Related mascot(s) Herbie Husker
Official website Lil' Red
Hall of Fame 2007 [2]

Lil' Red is one of two mascots at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's athletics teams. Lil' Red is the newest mascot, having been created for the 1993 season after a state wide contest run for that purpose. He can be seen on the sidelines of a Nebraska football game at Memorial Stadium, at the Bob Devaney Sports Center during basketball games and at volleyball games.

Lil' Red has won two major awards. The first was the national championship at the NCA National Mascot Competition in 1999. The second one was an induction into the 2007 Mascot Hall of Fame, which selected its winners by an online vote.[3]


He is The little brother of the Original Nebraska Cornhuskers Mascot Big Red.



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