UL-Lafayette becomes first to have logo adorn hamburger at Sonic restaurants

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Granted, UL-Lafayette may have finished .500 overall last season, but there is a reason to be excited in Louisiana and it’s not necessarily because of the basketball team itself.

Now at Sonic, the drive-in hamburger eatery, you can order your own UL-Lafayette burger, with the Ragin’ Cajun logo adorning the top of the bun.

It may look like a sticker, as Mike Foss over at USA Today pointed out, but it’s actually food coloring that gives this bun school pride.

Would I buy one just for the logo? Probably not. But would it be awesome to see every Division I institution have its own Sonic burger? Absolutely. In fact, Sonic ought to take it one step farther.

Could we go as far as to have a deep red bun for Ohio State? Forest green for Michigan State? Baby blue for UNC?

The possibilities are endless, really, but UL-Lafayette was lucky enough to be first.

As for the team, the Ragin’ Cajuns basketball squad finished 16-16 overall last season, including 10-6 in the Sun Belt. They bring in five newcomers from the Class of 2012.

Daniel Martin is a writer and editor at JohnnyJungle.com, covering St. John’s. You can find him on Twitter:@DanielJMartin_