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Alabama State Hornets football

The Alabama State Hornets are the college football team representing the Alabama State University. The Hornets play in NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) as a member of the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC).

Alabama State Hornets football
2018 Alabama State Hornets football team
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First season 1901
Head coach Donald Hill-Eley
1st season, 6–4 (.600)
Stadium New ASU Stadium
(Capacity: 26,500)
Field surface FieldTurf
Location Montgomery, Alabama
Conference SWAC
Division East
Conference titles 6
Rivalries Alabama A&M Bulldogs
Tuskegee Golden Tigers
Colors Black and Old Gold
         
Website bamastatesports.com

The Hornets play their home games in the New ASU Stadium. The 26,500-seat on-campus stadium opened November 22, 2012.

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Magic City ClassicEdit

The Magic City Classic is the highest attended and most anticipated ASU football game every year. The Hornets take on in-state rival Alabama A&M Bulldogs in Birmingham, Alabama.

ChampionshipsEdit

ConferenceEdit

Year Coach Conference Record
1935 Rufus Lewis Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference 9–2–1
1936 Rufus Lewis Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference 6–2–2
1965 Whitney L. Van Cleve Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, Section B 6–4–0
1966 Whitney L. Van Cleve Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, Section B 8–2–0
1991 Houston Markam Southwestern Athletic Conference 11–0–1
2004 Charles Coe Southwestern Athletic Conference 10–2
Total 6

Conference affiliationsEdit

Alumni in the NFLEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Alabama St. Players/Alumni - Pro-Football-Reference.com". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 23 March 2014. Retrieved 25 April 2018.

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