In late 2016, Whitman College sent out an RPF for the redesign of their athletics logo and the development of their mascot (they weren't utilizing a mascot at the time.
I partnered with a local friend and contracted with a remote designer who had experience with collegiate logo design and we submitted our proposal.
Whitman ultimately chose to work with an award-winning designer in Pittsburgh and decided to not pursue the development of a mascot for athletics.
In any case, we were proud of our submission and had some really solid ideas for both design and promotions.
The references on page 8 may be of particular interest.
Estimating and Planning