Alabama State Hornets football

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Alabama State Hornets football
2015 Alabama State Hornets football team
First season 1901
Head coach Brian Jenkins
1st year, – 
Stadium New ASU Stadium
Seating capacity 26,500
Field surface FieldTurf
Location Montgomery, Alabama
Conference SWAC
Division East
Colors 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 Subdivision (FCS) as a member of the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC).

The Hornets play their home games in the New ASU Stadium. The 26,500-seat on-campus stadium opened November 22, 2012.

Magic City Classic[edit]

The Magic City Classic is the highest attended and most anticipated ASU football game every year. The Hornets take on in-state rival Alabama A&M Bulldogs in Birmingham, Alabama.

Conference championships[edit]

  • 2004

Conference affiliations[edit]

Alumni in the NFL[edit]

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


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