San Antonio, Texas: Rowdy the Roadrunner

Six feet tall, eleven feet long, up on a pedestal. Made of iron, so it weighs a half-ton. Each of Rowdy's 1,000 feathers was hand-sculpted.

Address:
One UTSA Circle, San Antonio, TX
Directions:
On the campus of University of Texas at San Antonio. The statue is on Sombrilla Plaza, in front of the entrance to the Multidisciplinary Studies building, just west of the library.
Admission:
Free
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Rowdy.

Rowdy the Roadrunner

Nice statue of a Rowdy in the USTA Plaza.

[Mike Johanson, 04/23/2017]

Since 1977, its been the official mascot for the University of Texas at San Antonio sports teams, often appearing in doofy semi-human form rather than like this angry-eyed Greater Roadrunner.


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