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Team: Nicholls State Colonels
Conference: Southland Conference
Conference Championships: 4
Playoff Appearances: 5
Home Games: John L. Guidry Stadium
School Colors: Red and Gray
Nicholls State Colonels Football TicketsThe Nicholls State Colonels represent Nicholls State University in NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision football. Since the program was first formed in 1972, it has won multiple conference titles, made multiple playoff appearances and has produced 15 All-Americans. Located in Thibodaux, La., the Colonels plays its home games at John L. Guidry Stadium. As a member of the Southland Conference, the team regularly plays home and away games against teams from Texas, Arkansas and Louisiana, developing some intense rivalries along the way. This includes heated exchanges with Texas State and Southeastern Louisiana during each regular season. Each year, the Colonels plays Southeastern Louisiana for the River Bell Trophy. The intense rivalry between the two teams is made even more intense by the fact that they are located just 94 miles from each other. Super Bowl champion Lardarius Webb of the Baltimore Ravens played his college football at Nicholls State along with a number of other All-Americans. Grab your Nicholls State Colonels football tickets at StubHub.
Where does the Nicholls State Colonels play its home games?Nicholls State plays its home games on campus in Thibodaux, La. at John L. Guidry Stadium on Manning Field. The stadium has a maximum capacity of 10,500 people and hosts each of the team's home games in the 2019 season. The seats are located in bleachers on each sideline with no end zone seating. At the top of the home bleachers sits the press box.
What conference does the Nicholls State Colonels football team play in?Nicholls State is a member of the Southland Conference in the NCAA Division I FCS. They joined the conference, the home of teams from Louisiana, Texas and Arkansas, in 1991 after three years as an independent team.
Who is the Nicholls State Colonels Football head coach?The current head coach for Nicholls State is Tim Rebowe. He has coached the Colonels since 2015 and has a winning record of 25-22. He has also led the team to the last two FCS Playoffs. Before taking the head coaching job at Nicholls State, Rebowe was a defensive backs coach at Louisiana-Lafayette.
Has the Nicholls State Colonels won any conference championships?Yes. Since the program's inception, the team has won four conference titles with the most recent one coming last season in 2018. It also earned conference championships in 1975, 1984 and 2005. It is poised to compete for another conference crown in 2019 under the leadership of Tim Rebowe.
What was Nicholls State's win-loss record last season?In 2018, the Colonels had a successful season with a record of 9–4 and a 7–2 record in the Southland Conference that was good enough to give the team the conference championship. The team won its first-round playoff game against San Diego before losing in the second round to eventual league runner-up Eastern Washington.
Who are some notable players from Nicholls State?If you have attended Nicholls State Colonels football games in the past, you have likely seen some future pros. Sixteen players have been drafted into the NFL after finishing their careers at the school. Most recently, the Baltimore Ravens drafted Lardarious Webb to play in its defensive backfield where he was a member of a Super Bowl-winning team.
What are some highlight games on the Nicholls State schedule this season?In 2019, the Colonels has a number of important games on the schedule as the team defends its conference championship. The season opener is against the Kansas State Wildcats who plays in Division I in the Big 12 conference. Its rivalry game against Southeastern Louisiana is also a highlight game each season.
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