Fast facts

League: NCAA Division I FCS

Team: Northwestern State Demons

Head Coach: Jay Thomas

Team Mascot: Vic the Demon

Year Opened: 1975

Capacity: 15971

City / State: Natchitoches / Louisiana

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Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

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Northwestern State Demons vs McNeese State Cowboys

Rival Team: McNeese State Cowboys

The rivalry between McNeese State and Northwestern State began in 1951, and it has been going strong ever since. The Cowboys hold a 44-21-1 lead in the all-time series, so come out and cheer them on the Demons as they try to narrow the gap.

NSU Challenge

Rival Team: Nicholls State Colonels

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 come to town as the NSU Challenge is always one of the best matchups of the year.

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Northwestern State Demons vs Southeastern Louisiana Lions

Rival Team: Southeastern Louisiana Lions

The Northwestern State-Southeastern Louisiana rivalry is one of the oldest in the Southland having been played every year since 1951. The Lions hold a slim 26-22 lead in all-time rivalry, so you’ll likely see a close matchup when attending a game between these two Southland Conference rivals.

Chief Caddo

Rival Team: Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks

The winner of the annual rivalry game between Northwestern State and Stephen F. Austin takes home Chief Caddo as well as bragging rights. The rivalry began in 1957 and Northwestern State holds a 30-20-2 lead in the all-time series. You won’t want to miss the Demons extend their lead in the all-time series, so make sure to be in attendance when the Demons and Lumberjacks square off.

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Fast facts

League: NCAA Division I FCS

Team: Northwestern State Demons

Head Coach: Jay Thomas

Team Mascot: Vic the Demon

Year Opened: 1975

Capacity: 15971

City / State: Natchitoches / Louisiana

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