Texas Tech University’s iconic mascot will celebrate its 60th anniversary this year.
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So far, 51 other student riders on 14 horses have followed Fulton, and Texas Tech is recognized worldwide by the mascot he originated.
Midnight Matador has served as the Texas Tech mascot for the past decade
Midnight Matador has served as the Texas Tech mascot since 2002 and he's the longest serving mascot in school history
The decision was announced one day before the Red Raiders Homecoming game against West Virginia