Of course, the Lady’Backs have their own mascot Hog who is famous at women’s home events and in the community as an ambassador to kids and kids at heart. The women’s mascot in the past has become a national contender. Named national mascot of the year in 1998, the Lady Razorbacks’ mascot, Big Red, was one of only 12 collegiate mascots invited to the national mascot competition in Orlando, Fla. At the 2001 event, the Lady’Backs’ Big Red placed third in the nation. As with the Lady’Back cheerleader squad, tryouts are held each fall for the Lady’Back hog mascot. The identity of the hog is a secret.