Alabama State Hornets football

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Alabama State Hornets football
2016 Alabama State Hornets football team
Alabama State ASU Wordmark.png
First season 1901
Head coach Brian Jenkins
2nd season, 8–10 (.444)
Stadium New ASU Stadium
(Capacity: 26,500)
Field surface FieldTurf
Location Montgomery, Alabama
Conference SWAC
Division East
Conference titles 6
Rivalries Alabama A&M Bulldogs
Tuskegee Golden Tigers
Colors Black and Old Gold
         
Website bamastatesports.com


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.

Championships[edit]

Conference[edit]

Year Coach Conference Record
1935 Rufus Lewis Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference 9–2–1
1936 Rufus Lewis Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference 6–2–2
1965 Whitney L. Van Cleve Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, Section B 6–4–0
1966 Whitney L. Van Cleve Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, Section B 8–2–0
1991 Houston Markam Southwestern Athletic Conference 11–0–1
2004 Charles Coe Southwestern Athletic Conference 10–2
Total 6

Conference affiliations[edit]

Alumni in the NFL[edit]

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

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