2007 Delaware State Hornets football
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Champions
Black College National Champions
ConferenceMid-Eastern Athletic Conference
2007 record10–2 (9–0 MEAC)
Head coachAl Lavan (4th season)
Home stadiumAlumni Stadium
(Capacity: 7,193)
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Template:2007 MEAC football standings The 2007 Delaware State Hornets football team represented Delaware State University in the 2007 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by fourth year head coach Al Lavan and played their home games at Alumni Stadium. They were a member of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC), and finished the season with ten wins and two losses (10–2), as MEAC Champions and with a loss against Delaware in the FCS playoffs. The 2007 Hornets squad won the black college football national championship as awarded by the American Sports Wire and as the national runner-up behind Tuskegee as awarded by SBN.[1][2]


Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1* 7:00 p.m. Coastal Carolina Alumni StadiumDover, DE W 23–18   3,248
September 8 6:00 p.m. at Florida A&M Bragg Memorial StadiumTallahassee, FL W 20–7   14,327
September 15* 4:00 p.m. at Kent State Dix StadiumKent, OH L 7–38   8,455
September 29 1:00 p.m. at Hampton Armstrong StadiumHampton, VA W 24–17   7,195
October 4 7:30 p.m. Bethune-Cookman Alumni Stadium • Dover, DE ESPNU W 24–10   3,239
October 13 1:30 p.m. at North Carolina A&T Aggie StadiumGreensboro, NC W 27–0   9,934
October 20† 3:30 p.m. Morgan State #15 Alumni Stadium • Dover, DE Comcast CN8 W 25–17   5,446
October 27 1:30 p.m. at South Carolina State #12 Dawson Bulldog StadiumOrangeburg, SC W 17–16   15,388
November 3* 2:00 p.m. at [[{{{school}}}|Winston-Salem State]] #12 Bowman Gray StadiumWinston-Salem, NC W 23–20   15,432
November 10 12:00 p.m. Norfolk State #10 Alumni Stadium • Dover, DE W 28–21 OT   6,682
November 17 12:00 p.m. Howard #10 Alumni Stadium • Dover, DE Comcast/SND (Tape Delay) W 29–13   1,985
November 24* 1:30 p.m. at #13 Delaware #9 Delaware StadiumNewark, DE (FCS First Round) ESPN L 7–44   19,765
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network at time of game. All times are in Eastern Time Zone.


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