McNeese State Cowboys Logo

McNeese State Cowboys Logo
The cowboy theme has dominated the McNeese State Cowboys logo for more than half a century. While there have been at least three alterations over this period, the overall look of the emblem has remained pretty much the same.

Meaning and history

McNeese State Cowboys logo history


In 1987, the school introduced the logo featuring a blue silhouette of a cowboy on the horse. On the forefront, a large yellow “M” could be seen. In 2003, the cowboy slightly changed its position, while the “M” grew shorter and broader.
The position of the cowboy has remained the same on the current McNeese State Cowboys logo introduced in 2011. The “M” is slightly different, though.

McNeese State Cowboys football

McNeese State Cowboys football logo
The Cowboys have been the Southland Conference champions on 14 occasions, as of 2019.

McNeese State Cowboys basketball

McNeese State Cowboys basketball logo
The men’s basketball team of McNeese State University located in the U.S. state of Louisiana has been moderately successful. They have participated in the NCAA Division I Tournaments twice, in the NCAA Division II Tournament once, in the National Invitation Tournaments three times, and in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament one time.
As for the women’s team, the Cowgirls, they have made two NCAA Tournament appearances and have been the Conference Tournament Champions on two occasions.