Does Texas State have a Bobcat?

Does Texas State have a Bobcat?

The Bobcat has been the mascot of Texas State University since 1921. The university adopted the name based on the recommendation of a committee formed to raise school spirit, which was led by the head of the Biology Department, Dr. C. Spurgeon Smith.

What is Texas State Cat?

Texas State students have used their creativity to give our Bobcat mascot its character. In 2003, student Brad Monk designed the fierce Bobcat athletic logo, also known as the SuperCat logo.

Where is the Texas State Bobcats?

San Marcos, Texas

Texas State Bobcats
Location San Marcos, Texas
Varsity teams 16
Football stadium Bobcat Stadium
Basketball arena Strahan Coliseum

What is Texas State mascot?

Boko the BobcatTexas State University / Mascot

Why is Texas State mascot a Bobcat?

Shortly after Strahan’s arrival a committee was formed by the student council and was headed up by C. Spurgeon Smith, biology department head to come up with a mascot for the school. Smith’s personal choice was the bobcat because of its residency in Central Texas and its ability to fight with great courage.

What is the Texas State bird?

Northern mockingbirdTexas / State bird

What is Texas state motto?

Auctoritas Gravitas Humanitas Veritas
Texas State University

Motto Auctoritas Gravitas Humanitas Veritas (Latin)
President Denise Trauth
Provost Eugene Bourgeois
Students 38,231
Undergraduates 33,956

What is the Texas state butterfly?

The Monarch Butterfly
The Monarch Butterfly was adopted as the Texas state insect on June 16, 1995. Monarch butterflies pass through Texas twice a year during their migrations north and south.

What is the Texas State logo?

The longhorn became the large mammal symbol of Texas in 1995. Other official mammal state symbols include the armadillo (designated in 1927) and the Mexican free-tailed bat (1995).