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San Antonio Commanders Training Camp Daily Update for Thursday, January 10, 2019

January 10, 2019 - Alliance of American Football (AAF) - San Antonio Commanders News Release

TODAY'S NEWS

The 2019 San Antonio Commanders held its sixth of 22 Training Camp practices on Thursday at Central Catholic High School's Bob Benson '66 Stadium.

The practice started at 11:30 a.m. and finished shortly before 1:15 p.m. with the players wearing full pads for the second time in training camp.

The practice sessions was full speed with contact, but players not taking each other to the ground.

Standouts of the day included running back Kenneth Farrow II (Houston). With the pads on, Farrow II is able to showcase his physical runnings style.

Cornerback Zack Sanchez (Oklahoma) had a pair of interceptions, one each in team and 7-on-7 drills. Both times he jumped the route and stepped in front of the receiver for the pick.

Wide receiver Josh Stewart (UTSA) is continuing to show improvement and impress the coaching staff.

Wide receiver Mekale McKay made the catch of the day as he won a 1-on-1 battle against cornerback Jordan Thomas (Oklahoma) on a fly route during a 7-on-7 period.

In transactions, kicker Nick Rose (Texas) was placed on the Reserve/Other League List. Contract terminated per authorized alternative league release.

A member of The Alliance of American Football, the San Antonio Commanders have an experienced professional coaching and front office staff led by head coach Mike Riley, general manager Daryl Johnston and team president Vic Gregovits.

The Commanders compete in The Alliance of American Football with the Atlanta Legends, Arizona Hotshots, Birmingham Iron, Memphis Express, Orlando Apollos, Salt Lake Stallions and San Diego Fleet. The Commanders team name draws inspiration from San Antonio's Military City, USA nickname. From Bowie to Travis to the 39,000-plus who graduate each year from military training at Joint Base San Antonio, Commanders have called San Antonio home for more than 300 years.

The Commanders take their first snap on February 9 against the San Diego Fleet with home games being played at the Alamodome. Fans can purchase season tickets for as low as $75 at sanantoniocommanders.com. For more information on the Commanders, visit the team's website and be sure to follow the Commanders on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

The Commanders team headquarters while in training camp in San Antonio will be the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Antonio Downtown. Practices will be held at Central Catholic High School.

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