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Alabama State Hornets football
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First season 1901
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Home stadium [[New ASU Stadium]]
Stadium capacity 26,500
Stadium surface FieldTurf
Location Montgomery, Alabama
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Division East
All-time record
Postseason bowl record
Conference titles 6
Rivalries Alabama A&M Bulldogs
Tuskegee Golden Tigers
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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.

Conference affiliationsEdit

ChampionshipsEdit

ConferenceEdit

Alabama State has won six conference championships.[citation needed]

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

Magic City ClassicEdit

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

Alumni in the NFLEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

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