This article was originally published on Forgotten5.com 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.
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?