It is named after coach A.W. "Ace" Mumford, the most successful coach in Southern University football history, who coached from 1937 until 1961.
In 2009, an extensive addition was completed in the North End Zone. 2,300 seats were added along with training, weight and conference rooms, coaches offices, student lounge, media rooms, memorabilia rooms, and 8 skybox suites.
Since 1928, the Jaguars have won 246 games, lost 97, and tied 12 times. The coaching records are as follows:
Southern University Head Football Coaching Records at Mumford