2007 Delaware State Hornets football team

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2007 Delaware State Hornets football
Delaware State Hornets Wordmark.gif
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Champions
Black College National Champions
Conference Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
2007 record 10–2 (9–0 MEAC)
Head coach Al Lavan (4th year)
Home stadium Alumni Stadium
(Capacity: 7,193)
Seasons
« 2006 2008 »
2007 MEAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Delaware State ^   9 0         10 2  
Norfolk State   7 2         8 3  
South Carolina State   7 2         7 4  
Hampton   5 4         6 5  
Winston-Salem State   5 4         6 5  
Morgan State   4 5         5 6  
Bethune-Cookman   3 6         5 6  
Howard   3 6         4 7  
Florida A&M   2 7         3 8  
North Carolina A&T   0 9         0 11  
† – Conference champion
^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network

The 2007 Delaware State Hornets football team represented Delaware State University in the 2007 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by fourth year head coach Al Lavan and played their home games at Alumni Stadium. They were a member of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC), and finished the season with ten wins and two losses (10–2), as MEAC Champions and with a loss against Delaware in the FCS playoffs. The 2007 Hornets squad won the black college football national championship as awarded by the American Sports Wire and as the national runner-up behind Tuskegee as awarded by SBN.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 7:00 p.m. Coastal Carolina* Alumni StadiumDover, DE W 23–18   3,248
September 8 6:00 p.m. at Florida A&M Bragg Memorial StadiumTallahassee, FL W 20–7   14,327
September 15 4:00 p.m. at Kent State* Dix StadiumKent, OH L 7–38   8,455
September 29 1:00 p.m. at Hampton Armstrong StadiumHampton, VA W 24–17   7,195
October 4 7:30 p.m. Bethune-Cookman Alumni Stadium • Dover, DE ESPNU W 24–10   3,239
October 13 1:30 p.m. at North Carolina A&T Aggie StadiumGreensboro, NC W 27–0   9,934
October 20 3:30 p.m. Morgan Statedagger #15 Alumni Stadium • Dover, DE Comcast CN8 W 25–17   5,446
October 27 1:30 p.m. at South Carolina State #12 Dawson Bulldog StadiumOrangeburg, SC W 17–16   15,388
November 3 2:00 p.m. at Winston-Salem State* #12 Bowman Gray StadiumWinston-Salem, NC W 23–20   15,432
November 10 12:00 p.m. Norfolk State #10 Alumni Stadium • Dover, DE W 28–21 OT   6,682
November 17 12:00 p.m. Howard #10 Alumni Stadium • Dover, DE Comcast/SND (Tape Delay) W 29–13   1,985
November 24 1:30 p.m. at #13 Delaware* #9 Delaware StadiumNewark, DE (FCS First Round) ESPN L 7–44   19,765
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network at time of game. All times are in Eastern Time Zone.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tuskegee Golden Tigers named 2007 SBN national champions". The Tuskegee News (Google News). November 20, 2007. p. B1. Retrieved December 1, 2012. 
  2. ^ "DSU chosen No. 1 in black college poll". The News Journal (ProQuest). January 18, 2008. p. C5. Retrieved December 1, 2012.