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February 9, 2019 - Alliance of American Football (AAF) News Release

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - The Alliance of American Football will take its first snap this weekend with a full schedule to launch its historic, inaugural season. The full slate of games will be available to fans across The Alliance's broadcast partner networks, key digital distribution partners as well as for free on iOS and Android platforms via The Alliance of American Football app with the following lineup:

San Diego Fleet at San Antonio Commanders

Sat., Feb. 9 - 8:00pm ET / 7:00pm CT

Deep in the heart of Texas, fans will get their first look at San Diego's newest pro football team and the exciting return of football to San Antonio with head coach Mike Martz and The Fleet taking on Mike Riley and his Commanders on CBS in primetime at The Alamodome.

Tune in: CBS (78% of US), Alliance of American Football App, Sirius XM Radio

On the Call: Spero Dedes, Trent Green, Tiki Barber, Jamie Erdahl

Atlanta Legends at Orlando Apollos

Sat., Feb. 9 - 8:00pm ET

Head Ball Coach Steve Spurrier makes his much-anticipated return to the sidelines for The Orlando Apollos to take on top defensive-mind Kevin Coyle as he makes his head coaching debut for The Atlanta Legends at Spectrum Stadium.

Tune in: CBS (22% of US, SEC region), Alliance of American Football App, Sirius XM Radio

On the Call: Andrew Catalon, Gary Danielson, Melanie Collins

Memphis Express at Birmingham Iron

Sun., Feb. 10 - 4:00pm ET

Sunday's Alliance action features the highly-anticipated head coaching debut of Tim Lewis and Heisman trophy winner Trent Richardson's return to Alabama, as The Iron take on head coach Hall of Famer Mike Singletary and The Memphis Express at Legion Field.

Tune in: CBS Sports Network

On the Call: Ben Holden, Adam Archuleta, John Schiffren

Salt Lake Stallions at Arizona Hotshots

Sun. Feb. 10 - 8:00pm ET / 5:00pm PT

Rick Neuheisel and his high-powered offense take on National Championship winning head coach Dennis Erickson to go head-to-head at the professional level when Arizona takes on Salt Lake at Sun Devil Stadium.

Tune in: NFL Network, Alliance of American Football App

On the Call: Dan Hellie, Marvin Lewis, Maurice Jones-Drew

Fans looking to secure tickets for the inaugural season can purchase tickets on or by calling 1-833-AAF-2019. For a look at The Alliance's full schedule, visit

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