Get an exclusive peek at everything that goes into producing sporting events in Behind the Lights. Host Andrew Santino (of Punk’d fame) climbs inside the suit of the Stanford Tree, flips the field at the Oakland Coliseum, attends NHL referee school and more.

Behind the Lights: Building the Stanford Tree

It’s the ugliest mascot in sports. On the verge of college football season, we experience everything that goes into creating the 7-foot, 20-pound Stanford Tree costume (welding!), wearing it with pride and, of course, using it to chase pretty girls.

Behind the Lights Credits