Alcorn State Braves football

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Alcorn State Braves football
2014 Alcorn State Braves football team
First season 1921
Head coach Jay Hopson
3rd year, 23–13 (.639)
Home stadium Jack Spinks Stadium
Stadium capacity 22,500
Stadium surface Natural grass
Location Lorman, Mississippi
Conference SWAC
Division East
Conference titles 14
(SWAC – 1947, 1950, 1960, 1961, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1974, 1976, 1979, 1984, 1992, 1994, 2014)[1]
Division titles 1
(SWAC East – 2014)

Purple and Gold

Mascot Braves

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


Black College National championships[edit]

  • 1968
  • 1969
  • 1974
  • 1984
  • 2014

Annual Rivalry Game[edit]

The Alcorn State Braves take on the Jackson State Tigers in the Soul Bowl. The rivalry was named the Capital City Classic but Alcorn ended the classic in 2012 so it could be brought to Lorman.[2]

College Football Hall of Fame members[edit]

Alumni in the NFL[edit]

Over 50 Alcorn State alumni have played in the NFL,[3] including:

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