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Cosmo the Cougar’s airborne shot from the three-point line is the buzz of the sports world this weekend. The video already has over 2 million views on Twitter and even made it on ESPN SportsCenter.
This isn’t the first time the mascot from Brigham Young University has gotten social media attention.
In 2019, a 3-year-old asked for a drum for his birthday, and not just any drum, he wanted one like the one Cosmo plays during the “Y-Clap” at basketball games for his birthday. His grandpa tweeted the mascot to show the video of his grandson celebrating with his birthday gift. Cosmo then proceeded to invite the 3-year-old onto the court to do the “Y-Clap” with him.
Hey @byu_cosmo. My grandson turned three today and guess what he wanted for his birthday? Yup, a Cosmo drum to go with his Cosmo outfit! 🤙 #cosmointraining #turbulence #boomboomclap pic.twitter.com/IasJbFFyVW— Duff Tittle (@dufftittle) February 19, 2019
In addition to his trick shots, Cosmo also has skills with a lightsaber.
The Cougarettes, a BYU dance team, frequently invite Cosmo to dance with them during games.
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) February 10, 2019
Cosmo has also starred in some of his own dance videos.
— Cosmo Cougar (@byu_cosmo) March 18, 2017