While football season in most places across the country has come to an end, there are many schools at the FCS, Division II and Division III levels gearing up for their seasons to start, including Alabama State.
Former Enterprise defensive coordinator Tracy Buckhannon is starting his second year as inside linebackers coach at Alabama State. Buckhannon was the defensive coordinator at Enterprise for the final two seasons of former coach David Faulkner’s tenure with the Wildcats. Buckhannon is a longtime assistant coach in the college ranks spending time at South Alabama, Alabama A&M and Faulkner University.
Coming off a 5-6 2019 season, the Hornets will play a five-game schedule beginning on Feb. 26 at home against Southern.
Alabama State will host Jackson State on March 20, play Arkansas-Pine Bluff on March 27 on the road, host Mississippi Valley State on April 10 and play Alabama A&M in the annual Magic City Classic in Birmingham on April 17.
Alabama State will play on ESPN3 against Southern, Jackson State and Arkansas-Pine Bluff, while the Mississippi Valley State game will air on the CW Network and the Magic City Classic will be nationally televised on ESPNU.