School Colors: Maroon and Gold
Mascot: Ace the Warhawk
Fight Song: Cheer for Northeast
Head Coach: Todd Berry, 9-15 (.375), 2nd year
Louisiana-Monroe is currently a member of the Sun Belt Conference, where they joined in 2001. From 1994 to 2000, ULM competed as a Division I Independent. Before declaring independence in 1994, the Warhawks were memebers of the Southland Conference from 1982-1993. Monroe played as a Division II Independent from 1972 to 1981 and before that played in the Gulf States Conference from 1953 until 1971. ULM has played as an independent three times in it’s history, and played once again as a Division II Independent from 1951 to 1952. ULM started out playing at the Junior College level and played in the NJCAA from 1931 to 1950.
Louisiana-Monroe is 278-367-4 all-time, giving them a winning percentage of .432. The Warhawks have never competed in a bowl game.
The Warhawks claim 5 conference titles and 1 FCS National Title. They claim the 1983 Southland Conference Championship, finishing the year at 8-3 with a conference record of 5-1. In 1987 The Warhawks went 6-0 in the Southland, easily winning the conference title, and went on to finish the season at 13-2 and a D-I FCS National Championship. Both championships were led by coach Pat Collins. In 1990, the Warhawks were again on top in the Southland with a conference record of 5-1 and an overall record of 7-5. Two years later in 1992 the Warhawks nabbed their 4th Southland Conference Championship with an overall mark of 10-3 and a conference record of 7-0. Finally, the Warhawks won their 5th overall conference championship and their first and only Sun Belt Conference Championship with a conference record of 5-2 and an overall record of 5-6.
The Warhawks have put a number of players in the NFL. Some notable names are Stan Humphries, who played QB for the San Diego Charges and was inducted into the Chargers Hall of Fame, Bubby Brister, 2-time Super Bowl winning QB, Chris Harris, 2010 All-Pro selection with the Bears, Doug Pederson, Super Bowl XXXI Champion, and Marty Brooker, 2002 Pro Bowl and All-Pro selection with the Bears. ULM has 1 active NFL player, Jacksonville Jaguars defensive reserve Aaron Morgan.