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.
- 1901–1912 – Independent
- 1913–75 – (SIAC) Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
- 1976–81 – Division II Independent
- 1982–present – Southwest Athletic Conference
Alumni in the NFL
Over 20 Alabama State alumni have played in the NFL, including: