In our current video of the week, we featured a viral hit showing some behind-the-scenes footage from the Budweiser commercial sets featuring the legendary Clydesdales. The dashing drafts will again make an appearance during this year’s Super Bowl, which is good news, in my opinion.
Obviously, I’m not complaining. I love the Clydesdale ads. This year, not only are we getting a new equine ad, but Budweiser has just entered the Twitterverse to ask fans to help name the newest Clydesdale foal.
The most popular name currently appears to be Stan in honor of Stanley Musial, legendary St. Louis Cardinal who recently passed away. Since Budweiser is a St. Louis-based company, it makes sense. I think I’d go with “Archie” in honor of the city’s iconic arch. Too predictable? Then I guess I’ll keep Clyde to myself.
Another Twitter suggestion was Moonshine in honor of the repeal of prohibition. That happened a solid lifetime ago, but it was featured in the 2012 Super Bowl ad, so maybe it would resonate with the PR folks over there at Budweiser.
A few have suggested beer-themed names, like Malt, Hops, and Barley. Fewer have suggested football-inspired names, like Tailgate or Touchdown.
Professor Fuzzyfeet seems to be gaining some momentum. Okay, not really, but I’m hoping I can start a Twitter campaign to make it happen.
If you have a Twitter account, you can head over there and make your voice heard using hashtag #Clydesdales. Just remember #ProfessorFuzzyfeet.
If you don’t have a Twitter account, please enjoy past Clydesdale Super Bowl ads here, here, here, and here.
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Clydesdales are the best part of the Superbowl!
Call him “BUD”
Bud is too common I like using historic names or a name that is related to the company Stan would be a nice way to keep his memory alive though
I think a good name for the baby would be Declan. I was thinking Dale Clyde and then came up with Declan. Anyway, I think it’s cute.
I only watch the Super Bowl for this commercial!
Hope is a very good name for the baby one. This world and the horse world, needs HOPE.