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Gary Pinkel accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Gary Pinkel had ice water dumped on him during a hot summer practice, and in the process of calling out the next targets, forgot the name of Mizzou's mascot

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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"SC Featured" tells the story of former Boston College captain Pete Frates, who inspired the Ice Bucket Challenge phenomenon that has raised awareness -- and millions -- for ALS.

Coach Gary Pinkel followed through on the challenge during today's hot summer cap

What's Your Tiger Name?

I think some combination of the heat or the shock of being doused in ice water affected Gary's memory briefly - either that or Gark is so focused on football he never bothers to remember our national championship winning mascot, Truman the Tiger.

Mizzou lineman Alec Abeln enjoyed it:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="">@DavidCMorrison</a> absolutely classic</p>&mdash; Alec Abeln #⃣5⃣7⃣ (@AlecAbeln) <a href="">August 19, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Which leads me to the obvious question, what would your Tiger's name be?