Alabama A&M Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs
|Alabama A&M Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs|
|University||Alabama A&M University|
|Conference(s)||Southwestern Athletic Conference|
|NCAA||Division I / FCS|
|Athletics director||Bryan Hicks|
|Football stadium||Louis Crews Stadium|
|Basketball arena||T. M. Elmore Gymnasium|
Lady Bulldogs (women)
|Colors||Maroon and White
The Alabama A&M Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs are the athletic teams that represent Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. The program features 15 varsity sports teams. They participate in the National Collegiate Athletic Association's Division I as a member of the Southwestern Athletic Conference.
Main rivalries for the program include Alabama State University and Tuskegee University. The rivalry with the Alabama State a historic rivalry, as the two in-state rivals have competed annually in all sports for decades. The annual football meeting, nicknamed the Magic City Classic, is considered among the most intense HBCU football rivalries.
The Alabama A&M Bulldogs are the college football team representing the Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. The Bulldogs play in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision.
Alabama A&M's men's soccer team won two NCAA Division II national championships in 1977 and 1979, and was runner-up in Division I in 1981. The program was discontinued following the 2011 season.
- "NCAA Basketball Tournament History: Alabama A&M Bulldogs". ESPN.com. Retrieved October 28, 2012.
- Kennedy, Paul (August 16, 2010). "Alabama A&M to drop men's program". SoccerAmerica. Archived from the original on October 9, 2012. Retrieved October 9, 2012.
- McCarter, Mark (February 18, 2012). "Alabama A&M sports history: Men's soccer program folded after years of success". The Huntsville Times. Archived from the original on October 9, 2012. Retrieved October 9, 2012.