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AAF Football: 5 Players Who Stood Out in Week 1

Quarterback John Wolford was impressive in leading the Arizona Hotshots to a season-opening win
AAF Football: 5 Players Who Stood Out in Week 1

The Alliance of American Football (AAF) hosted quite an entertaining opening week as the newest league kicked off its inaugural season. With all four games on national television, everyone finally got to see what all of the hype was about. And in the end, we weren’t disappointed as all four games were entertaining, exciting, and full of big plays on both sides of the ball.

 

Who Are the Starting Quarterbacks of the Alliance of American Football (AAF)?

Former Texas A&M QB Trevor Knight is just one of several past college stars under center for the AAF
Who Are the Starting Quarterbacks of the Alliance of American Football (AAF)?

As we get closer to the kickoff of the Alliance of American Football's inaugural season on Feb. 9, we’re learning more the league’s goals and ambitions. One thing that’s already crystal clear is that the AAF is all about opportunity. The league also is about second chances, and helping elevate the careers of players who have flown under the radar more often than not. This especially holds true for the quarterback position.

5 Takeaways From the Alliance of American Football's (AAF) Opening Weekend

The AAF exceeded some expectations in its opening week
5 Takeaways From the Alliance of American Football's (AAF) Opening Weekend

Week 1 is officially in the books for the Alliance of American Football’s (AAF) inaugural season. The first four games commenced this past weekend and they didn’t disappoint. Those who in tuned in were treated to a mixture of high-scoring offense, hard-hitting defense, and got to watch some players, who hadn’t donned a pair of cleats in quite some time, make an impact. We also saw some innovation, new technology, and a new approach to professional football.

 

Salt Lake Stallions Roster (AAF Football)

Dennis Erickson returns to the sidelines to coach this franchise
Salt Lake Stallions Roster (AAF Football)

Pro football is a rare occurrence in Utah. And one of the reasons why the Alliance of American Football (AAF) is getting such great reviews early on is because of the creation of the Salt Lake Stallions. General manager Randy Mueller decided to go all out by hiring the legendary Dennis Erickson as the team's head coach.

AAF Football Games on TV Today (Sunday, Feb. 10)

Opening weekend of the inaugural AAF season concludes with two games on Sunday
AAF Football Games on TV Today - Tonight (Sunday, Feb. 10)

The opening weekend of the Alliance of American Football's (AAF) inaugural season concludes with two more games on Sunday, Feb. 10. The newest professional football league kicked off with two games in prime time on Saturday and now the other four teams in the league will get their chance on Sunday.

 

San Diego Fleet Roster (AAF Football)

Offensive whiz Mike Martz is back on a pro football sideline
San Diego Fleet Roster (AAF Football)

San Diego rejoice! Thanks to the San Diego Fleet of the Alliance of American Football (AAF), you once again have a professional football team to cheer for. After the NFL's Chargers bolted (no pun intented) for Los Angeles in 2017, it set off some alarms in Southern California. Concerns ranging from the fate of SDCCU Stadium, to the potential diminishing of San Diego as a viable sports market all ran rampant until now.

 

How the Alliance of American Football's Rules Are Different from the NFL

We hope you don't like extra points

The Alliance of American Football kicks off tonight on CBS. Football fans will notice some big differences between the new AAF league and the NFL, including the rules of the game.

 

Here are a few big differences between the leagues...

 

• There will be no kickoffs or extra point attempts (PATs), so apparently placekickers need not apply. To open each half and after scores, teams will start drives at their own 25-yard line. Following touchdowns, teams must attempt a two-point conversion.

 

AAF Football Games on TV Tonight (Saturday, Feb. 9)

The Alliance kicks off its inaugural season tonight with two games in prime time on Saturday
AAF Football Games on TV Today - Tonight (Saturday, Feb. 9)

The NFL season may be over but there's still football you can catch as the Alliance of American Football (AAF), kicks off its inaugural season on Saturday, Feb. 9. The newest professional football league will finally take the field tonight in prime time on Saturday.

 

San Antonio Commanders Roster (AAF Football)

The AAF team that will call the Alamodome home has plenty of players with Texas and Oklahoma ties
San Antonio Commanders Roster (AAF Football)

Like several of the other teams in the Alliance of American Football (AAF), the introduction of the San Antonio Commanders means a professional football team is back in the city for the first time in several years. The last pro team to call San Antonio home was the Talons, who relocated from Tulsa and were in the Arena Football League from 2012-14.

 

Orlando Apollos Roster (AAF Football)

This AAF team will have plenty of Florida ties, including its Hall of Fame head coach
Orlando Apollos Roster (AAF Football)

It's only fitting that the Orlando Apollos of the Alliance of American Football (AAF) are led by a Florida football legend. Steve Spurrier made a name for himself at the University of Florida, first as the 1966 Heisman Trophy winner and then as the head coach of the Gators from 1990-2001 when he won 122 games, six SEC titles, and the 1996 national title.

 

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