Fast facts

League: NCAA Division I FCS

Team: Nicholls State Colonels

Head Coach: Tim Rebowe

Team Mascot: Colonel Tillou

Year Opened: 1972

Capacity: 10500

City / State: Thibodaux / Louisiana

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Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

River Bell Classic

Rival Team: Southeastern Louisiana Lions

The winner of the annual rivalry matchup between Nicholls State and Southeastern Louisiana takes home the River Bell Trophy. The rivalry between these two Louisiana-based schools dates back to 1972. However, the rivalry was on hiatus from 1986 to 2004. You won’t want to miss it when the Colonels and Lions square off, so make sure to be in attendance when Southeastern Louisiana comes to town.

NSU Challenge

Rival Team: Northwestern State Demons

Nicholls State and Northwestern State play annually in the NSU Challenge. The rivalry began in 1973 and has been one of the key fixtures each year since then. Over the years, the Demons have amassed a 28-16 lead in the all-time series. Don’t miss it when the Colonels and Demons meet as the NSU Challenge is always one of the best matchups of the year.

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Fast facts

League: NCAA Division I FCS

Team: Nicholls State Colonels

Head Coach: Tim Rebowe

Team Mascot: Colonel Tillou

Year Opened: 1972

Capacity: 10500

City / State: Thibodaux / Louisiana

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