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|
|Head coach||Donald Hill-Eley |
1st season, 9–8 (.529)
|Stadium||New ASU Stadium|
|Rivalries||Alabama A&M Bulldogs|
Tuskegee Golden Tigers
|Colors||Black and Old Gold|
The Hornets play their home games in the New ASU Stadium. The 26,500-seat on-campus stadium opened November 22, 2012.
Alabama State has won six conference championships.
|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
Alumni in the NFLEdit
Over 20 Alabama State alumni have played in the NFL, including:
- "Alabama St. Players/Alumni - Pro-Football-Reference.com". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 23 March 2014. Retrieved 25 April 2018.