This dog holds a very important role on a college football team -- and no, he's not the mascot

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Boise State has captured attention for years for its stunning royal blue football turf, but a highly underrated facet of the program often goes unnoticed.

The significant role within the football team is held by a dog -- and no, we're not talking about the mascot role.

The canine is responsible for retrieving the tees after every kickoff during the game, and it has us wondering... why doesn't every team have a tee-fetching pup?

Usually, a kid or a member of the equipment staff takes care of this unappreciated task. But imagine how much more fun it would be to watch a dog run out on the field after every kickoff?

After a little research, Boise State has been doing this for years. We think it's time for other programs to make a trend out of our furry friends.

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