Alabama State Hornets football

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Alabama State Hornets football
2014 Alabama State Hornets football team
First season 1901
Head coach Antonio Bradford (interim)
1st year, – 
Home stadium The New ASU Stadium
Stadium capacity 26,500
Stadium surface FieldTurf
Location Montgomery, Alabama
Conference SWAC
Division East

Black and Old Gold

Mascot Hornets
Rivals Alabama A&M Bulldogs
Tuskegee Golden Tigers

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

The Hornets play their home games in The New ASU Stadium. A brand new, state-of-the-art 26,500-seat on-campus stadium that opened November 22, 2012.


National championships[edit]


College Football Hall of Fame members[edit]


Conference Affiliations[edit]

1901-1912- Independent, 1913-75- (SIAC) Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, 1976-81- Division II Independent,and 1982-Present- Southwest Athletic Conference.

Alumni in the NFL[edit]

Over 20 Alabama State alumni have played in the NFL,[1] including:

Tyrone Rodgers


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