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January 16, 2019 - Alliance of American Football (AAF) - Birmingham Iron News Release


The Iron waived NT Herbert Gonzales (Texas State) on 1/16/2019.

The Iron signed QB Keith Price (Washington) to the active roster on 1/16/2019.

The Alliance Announces Starting Times for Inaugural Season:

(ALL TIMES CENTRAL, and subject to change)

WEEK 1: Sunday, Feb. 10 vs. Memphis Express @ 1:00 PM CT

WEEK 2: Saturday, Feb. 16 vs. Salt Lake Stallions @ 2:00 PM CT

WEEK 3: Sunday, Feb. 24 at Atlanta Legends @ 3:00 PM CT

WEEK 4: Sunday, Mar. 3 vs. San Antonio Commanders @ 3:00 PM CT

WEEK 5: Saturday, Mar. 9 vs. Orlando Apollos @ 1:00 PM CT

WEEK 6: Sunday, Mar. 17 at San Diego Fleet @ 7:00 PM CT

WEEK 7: Sunday, Mar. 24 at Memphis Express @ 7:00 PM CT

WEEK 8: Sunday, Mar. 31 vs. Atlanta Legends @ 3:00 PM CT

WEEK 9: Sunday, April 7 at Arizona Hotshots @ 7:00 PM CT

WEEK 10: Sunday, April 14 at Orlando Apollos @ 2:30 PM CT

Playoffs (TBD)

Saturday, April 20 - 7:00 PM CT

Sunday, April 21- 7:00 PM CT

Championship Game (TBD)

Saturday, April 27 - 7:00 PM CT


The Birmingham Iron team headquarters while in training camp in San Antonio is the Gustafson Stadium.

PLAYER ALLOCATION PROCESS: The Iron are allocated players who went to college at Alabama, Auburn, South Carolina, Mississippi State, Louisiana Tech, NC State, Maryland, Missouri, Alabama-Birmingham, South Alabama, Troy, Alabama A&M, Alabama State, Jacksonville State, Samford, Miles College, North Alabama, Tuskegee and West Alabama.

The Iron are allocated players who played professional football in the National Football League and Canadian Football League. NFL teams include: Patriots, Bills, Browns, Steelers. CFL teams include: Montreal, Ottawa.

NFL If a player's college is outside the Alliance location footprint AND he did not play in the NFL or CFL, then he is "unallocated" and available to be tendered a contract by any Alliance team.

ABOUT THE IRON: A member of The Alliance of American Football, The Birmingham Iron is led by an experienced professional coaching, playing and front office staff featuring head coach Tim Lewis, team president Tom Ward and general manager Joe Pendry.

The Iron compete in The Alliance of American Football with The Atlanta Legends, Orlando Apollos, Memphis Express, Arizona Hotshots, Salt Lake Stallions, San Antonio Commanders and San Diego Fleet.

The name Birmingham Iron is inspired by the people that make up the city of Birmingham. Iron is one of three elements needed to make steel and make no mistake: This team is all about chemistry, both on the field and in the community, not to mention brings together rivals in the talent-rich state of Alabama, with players coming together in black, steel grey and silver. The Birmingham Iron, an Iron fist in the Alliance of American Football, promises a brand of football that will make Alabama proud.

Birmingham Iron's home games will be played at Legion Field. Fans can purchase season tickets for as low as $75 at or by calling 205-847-1616. For more information on The Iron, visit the team's website and be sure to follow The Iron on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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