The blackjack Landry statue was unveiled at the UL Cajun football field.
Several hundred former players, coaches family and friends braved the rain to honor blackjack.
He was an equipment manager with the athletic department for 35 years.
The 8 foot memorial sculpture commemorates the life of blackjack a man who's spirit touched thousands of lives.
Blackjack passed away in 1998 and had colon and liver cancer.
The statue is at the top of the hill at the south end zone at the gate a entrance to Cajun field.