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, – 
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.

Conference championships[edit]

  • 2004

Conference affiliations[edit]

  • 1901–1912 – Independent
  • 1913–75 – (SIAC) Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
  • 1976–81 – Division II Independent
  • 1982–present – Southwest Athletic Conference

Alumni in the NFL[edit]

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


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