Ray Alborn (4th year)
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(Capacity: 17,500)|1989 Lamar Cardinals football team Wikipedia
The 1989 Lamar Cardinals football season was the program's final season until reinstatement in 2010. The Cardinals played their home games at the on-campus Cardinal Stadium, now named Provost Umphrey Stadium. The program ended the season and the sport for over 20 years with a home game on November 18 against arch-rival McNeese State. The Cardinals won the game, 22–17.