Alabama State Hornets Football
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Alabama State Hornets Football
Alabama State Hornets football
Alabama State ASU Wordmark.png
First season1901
Head coachLouis Chubbs
1st season, 9-8 (.529)
StadiumNew ASU Stadium
(Capacity: 26,500)
Field surfaceFieldTurf
LocationMontgomery, Alabama
Conference titles6
RivalriesAlabama A&M Bulldogs
Tuskegee Golden Tigers
ColorsBlack and Old Gold

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).

Hornet Stadium serves as the facility for Alabama State football games and practices. The 120-yard field turf playing field provides training to ASU football in all weather conditions. In June 2011, construction on the Houston Markham Football Complex was completed. The two-story, 30,000-square-foot facility serves as the new home of the football program.

Conference affiliations



Alabama State has won six conference championships.[]

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 Classic

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 NFL

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


  1. ^ "Alabama St. Players/Alumni -". Archived from the original on 23 March 2014. Retrieved 2018.

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