From Indians to Red Wolves: A Decade Later

This article was originally published on on July 20, 2018.

JONESBORO — Has it been 10 years already? Time flies when you’re winning championships I suppose.

Though the Red Wolves are a household name in the Sun Belt, that has not always been the case. In fact, not too long ago, the Red Wolves didn’t even exist.

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In 1931, Arkansas State University (then named “First District Agricultural and Mechanical College”, a year before adopting “Arkansas State College”) changed their mascot to the Indians. The name lasted for 77 years, then everything changed.

Why the Name Change?


Categories: Forgotten5, Red Wolves, Sports

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