Who are the Teams of the Alliance of American Football?

Find out more about the eight teams that make up the AAF

The Alliance of American Football (AAF) is a new professional league that consists of two conferences with eight teams. The teams are located across the southern and western United States and are divided into two, four-team conferences, Eastern and Western.

 

The league will lean on its local roots to make up the bulk of each team’s rosters while a mix of college and other well-known venues will serve as the home stadiums. With reputable head coaches and a strong talent base on the field, the AAF has plenty of potential. Here is an in-depth look at these eight teams as the AAF kicks off its inaugural season on Feb. 9 and 10.

 

Eastern Conference

 

Atlanta Legends

Home Stadium: Georgia State Stadium (Atlanta)

General Manager: Billy Devaney

Head Coach: Kevin Coyle

Notable Assistant Coaches: Jen Welter (defensive specialist)

Starting Quarterback: Matt Simms (Aaron Murray)

Other Notable Players: Justin Thomas, WR; Tarean Folston, RB

Colors: Purple, gold, and white

Atlanta Legends 2019 Schedule

 

Birmingham Iron

Home Stadium: Legion Field (Birmingham, Ala.)

General Manager: Joe Pendry

Head Coach: Tim Lewis

Notable Assistant Coaches: Ted Cottrell (linebackers)

Starting Quarterback: Luis Perez

Other Notable Players: Trent Richardson, RB; Blake Sims, backup QB

Colors: Black, gray, and white

Birmingham Iron 2019 Schedule

 

Memphis Express

Home Stadium: Liberty Bowl Memorial (Memphis, Tenn.)

General Manager: Will Lewis

Head Coach: Mike Singletary

Notable Assistant Coaches: David Lee (quarterbacks), Pepper Johnson (linebackers)

Starting Quarterback: Christian Hackenberg (Zach Mettenberg)

Other Notable Players: Julius Warmsley, DE; Montori Hughes, DT

Colors: Red, blue, and white

Memphis Express 2019 Schedule

 

Orlando Apollos

Home Stadium: Spectrum Stadium (Orlando, Fla.)

General Manager: Tim Ruskell

Head Coach: Steve Spurrier

Notable Assistant Coaches: Donnie Abraham (cornerbacks)

Starting Quarterback: Garret Gilbert (Austin Appleby/Kevin Anderson)

Other Notable Players: Akeem Hunt, De’Von Smith, Ryan Green, D’Ernest Johnson, RBs

Colors: Navy blue, burnt orange, and light orange

Orlando Apollos 2019 Schedule

 

Western Conference

 

Arizona Hotshots

Home Stadium: Sun Devil Stadium (Tempe, Ariz.)

General Manager: Phil Savage

Head Coach: Rick Neuheisel

Notable Assistant Coaches: Chris Scelfo (offensive line)

Starting Quarterback: John Wolford/Trevor Knight

Other Notable Players: Will Sutton, DT; Nyles Morgan, LB

Colors: Green, orange, and yellow

Arizona Hotshots 2019 Schedule

 

Salt Lake Stallions

Home Stadium: Rice-Eccles Stadium (Salt Lake City)

General Manager: Randy Mueller

Head Coach: Dennis Erickson

Notable Assistant Coaches: Tim Lappano (offensive coordinator), Donnie Henderson (defensive coordinator)

Starting Quarterback: Josh Woodrum

Other Notable Players: Josh Banderas, LB; Matt Asiata, RB

Colors: Royal blue, sky blue, and silver

Salt Lake Stallions 2019 Schedule

 

San Antonio Commanders

Home Stadium: The Alamodome (San Antonio)

General Manager: Daryl Johnston

Head Coach: Mike Riley

Notable Assistant Coaches: Jim Grobe (defensive coordinator)

Starting Quarterback: Logan Woodside/Dustin Vaughan

Other Notable Players: Evan Rodriguez, TE/FB; David Cobb, RB

Colors: Red, maroon, silver, and white

San Antonio Commanders 2019 Schedule

 

San Diego Fleet

Home Stadium: SDCCU Stadium (San Diego)

General Manager: Dave Boller

Head Coach: Mike Martz

Notable Assistant Coaches: LaMont Jordan (running backs), Anthony Becht (tight ends)

Starting Quarterback: Mike Bercovici

Other Notable Players: Gavin Escobar, TE; Chris Gonzalez, OL

Colors: Coal, gray, yellow, and white

San Diego Fleet 2019 Schedule

 

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