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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 season1901
Head coachDonald Hill-Eley
1st season, 9–8 (.529)
StadiumNew ASU Stadium
(Capacity: 26,500)
Field surfaceFieldTurf
LocationMontgomery, Alabama
ConferenceSWAC
DivisionEast
Conference titles6
RivalriesAlabama A&M Bulldogs
Tuskegee Golden Tigers
ColorsBlack and Old Gold
         
Websitebamastatesports.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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Conference affiliationsEdit

ChampionshipsEdit

ConferenceEdit

Alabama State has won six conference championships.[citation needed]

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

Magic City ClassicEdit

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

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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