Give 'em a hand

In Texas, football fans show their loyalty with their fingers

Updated: August 13, 2010, 11:32 AM ET
By LaRue Cook | ESPN The Magazine

Pony Ears

Cheerleader Roy Bailey introduced SMU's Pony Ears in the 1970s, not long before Hall of Fame RB Eric Dickerson (right, representing with third-year Mustangs coach June Jones) brought the Pony Express to University Park. Now, when the fight song "Varsity" is played, students and players raise their Ears and circle them around their heads for each year they've been in school.

Texas Tech: Guns Up | Houston: Cougar Paw | UT: Hook 'em Horns | SMU: Pony Ears ...

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