Coolest school mascot ever? Ole Miss wants Admiral Ackbar

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Dec 14, 2012, 4:09 PM EST

It's a trap!

Or not: Students at the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) are considering making Star Wars' Admiral Ackbar—the lobster-headed leader of the Mon Calamari—their new mascot.

We kid you not.

According to Zap2It (and Access Hollywood), some students at the school want the rebel leader from Return of the Jedi to replace Colonel Reb, a controversial figure, who was retired in 2003. Rebel Nation, leader of the Rebel Alliance, get it?

Students get the final vote. And not to be shellfish, but George Lucas may have something to say about it as well.

Insert your own joke here about tiny forks and melted butter.

What do you think of this cool idea?

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