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Arkansas St. committee recommends new nickname

Updated: June 19, 2007, 1:41 PM ET
Associated Press

JONESBORO, Ark. -- Arkansas State is one step closer to a new mascot.

A committee reviewing the school's nickname -- the Indians -- unanimously passed a resolution Monday recommending that it be changed.

"It was very painful, said committee Chairman Jim Pickens, a former chairman of the school's board of trustees. "Several of us go back generations as Indians at Arkansas State University."

The recommendation will now be submitted to Chancellor Robert Potts, ...

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