Belmont Bruins Logo

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Belmont Bruins Logo
Belmont University, which is located in Nashville, Tennessee, sponsors over 15 teams playing under the name of the Belmont Bruins. Prior to 1995, the athletic program was known as the Rebels, but this name was dropped due to its historical connotation.

Meaning and history

Belmont Bruins Logo history

Since 1981, the Belmont Bruins logo has featured an aggressive bear with its mouth open. It was not the same bear, though. On the 1981 emblem, the bear is facing slightly to the right, and its mouth is half-open. The eyes are almost closed. The word “Belmont” is placed above, while the word “Bruins” can be seen below.
On the current emblem featuring a noble shade of red, the bear’s mouth is opened much wider showing the red tongue. The word “Belmont” in red is positioned below, and it is much larger than “Bruins.”


Belmont Bruins
Both the previous and the current Belmont Bruins logo are based on the combination of dark blue and red. Yet, the shades have been altered.

Belmont Bruins basketball

Belmont Bruins emblem
The basketball teams are known for their heated rivalry with those of Lipscomb University, which is also based in Nashville. The Belmont Bruins play their home games at the on-campus Curb Event Center.

Belmont Bruins baseball

Belmont Bruins symbol
While the university’s baseball teams are not among the top intercollegiate teams in the US, they have consistently shown decent results. The team’s home is E. S. Rose Park.