Notable Past Players: Lorenzo Lynch, McLeod Bethel-Thompson, Mike Carter, Tony Corbin, Ken O'Brien
Rivalries University of California-Davis, California Polytechnic State University
Sacramento State Hornets Football Tickets
The Sacramento State Hornets football program was implemented in 1954 with the induction of Dave Strong as head coach. Since then, the team has won four conference titles and participated in two bowl games. Their most notable win came on September 3, 2011, when the Hornets defeated the Oregon State Beavers in the season opener at Reser Stadium. Notable alumni include Lorenzo Lynch, who went on to play for the Chicago Bears and the Oakland Raiders and McLeod Bethel-Thompson, whose resume includes stints with the Miami Dolphins and the Minnesota Vikings. Due to geographical convenience, Sacramento State's closest rivals play for the University of California-Davis, whom they typically face in the closing game of each regular season. Get your Hornets pride on by purchasing your tickets to a Sacramento State football game at StubHub today.
What is a Sacramento State Hornets football game like?
The vibe at Sacramento State Hornets football games is lively and energetic without being overwhelming. Expect to see fans from Sacramento State and whatever rival university they're playing in addition to locals who have made these games a part of their annual autumn tradition. Hornet Stadium hosts just over 20,000 spectators, and crowds are generally tolerable during the regular season (the exception arrives during the last game of the year against their arch-rivals at UC Davis). Refreshments are available at a nearby paved concessions area known as “ ”The Well.“ ”
Where can I buy tickets to a Sacramento State Hornets football game?
Tickets to the next Sacramento State Hornets football game can be found at StubHub.
What does the Sacramento State Hornets football team's schedule look like for 2019?
The football season for Sacramento State kicks off on August 31 against the Southern Oregon Raiders and goes until November 23. For more information about the upcoming season — including opponents and kickoff times — check out their StubHub listing.
Who is the head coach for the Sacramento State Hornets football team?
The current head coach for Sacramento State is Troy Taylor, who is expected to helm his first season in 2019 after taking over from Jody Sears.
Where does the Sacramento State Hornets football team play?
Hornet Stadium, built in 1969, is the current home of the Sacramento State Hornets. While the stadium has also played host to a number of other notable events — including the 2014 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships and the 2011 World Masters Athletics Championships — the largest turnout for the Hornets football team was recorded on September 1999 when the team beat arch-rivals UC Davis in the annual Causeway Classic before a crowd of 20,993.
What was the record for the Sacramento State Hornets football team last year?
The Hornets had a record of 2–8 (0–7 in the Big Sky Conference) for the 2018 season for a last-place finish — a disappointing number that led to the departure of Sears as head coach. Fans are hopeful that new coach Taylor will be able to lead the team to a quick turnaround.
Who are some of the Sacramento State Hornets football team's noted rivals?
The Aggies of the University of California-Davis are the Hornets' most noted rivals, to the degree that the teams participate in an annual face-off known as the Causeway Classic. The name is taken from the Yolo Causeway, which connects the two schools over the Yolo Bypass Floodway, and the event has been a success since its inception in 1954. Notably, the trophy for the Causeway Classic is taken from the eponymous causeway itself.Back to Top
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