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The Alliance of American Football by the Numbers

by Fran Stuchbury
April 11, 2019 - Alliance of American Football (AAF)

The Alliance of American Football had a fun and exciting run though it was suspended after eight weeks of games. Here's a look back at the Alliance of American Football... by the numbers.

0 - Number of passing touchdowns thrown by Memphis Express quarterback Christian Hackenberg until he was benched and replaced by Zach Mettenberger two and a half games into the AAF season.

1 - Overtime game in AAF history: the Memphis Express defeated the Birmingham Iron 31-25 in week 7.

1 - Four-yard touchdown pass by Orlando Apollos wide receiver Jalin Marshall, the only non-quarterback touchdown pass.

2 - Lead investors in the league - first Reggie Fowler and then Tom Dundon.

2 - Victories by Memphis's Mike Singletary and Atlanta's Kevin Coyle, tied for the fewest in the league.

2 - Locations for the championship game. It was first in Las Vegas then moved to Frisco, Texas.

3 - Lawsuits that have been filed or prepared against the league following its abrupt shutdown. Expect this number to increase.

3 - Number of years of funding AAF Co-Founder and CEO Charlie Ebersol said the Alliance had.

4 - Forced fumbles by San Antonio Commanders linebacker Jayrone Elliot that led the league.

4 - Interceptions by San Diego's Ryan Moeller, Kameron Kelly and San Antonio's De'Vante Busby that topped the AAF.

6 - Fumbles by Salt Lake Stallions quarterback Josh Woodrum, the most in the Alliance.

7 - Touchdown receptions by Arizona Hotshots wide receiver Rashad Ross that led the league.

7 - Total touchdowns by the Atlanta Legends, the fewest in the league.

7 - Victories by Orlando Apollos head coach Steve Spurrier, the most in the league.

7.5 - League-leading sack total by San Antonio Commanders linebacker Jayrone Elliot.

8 - Number of weeks the AAF lasted before it suspended operations.

9 - Interceptions thrown by San Diego Fleet quarterback Mike Bercovici, tops in the AAF.

11 - Rushing touchdowns by Birmingham Iron running back Trent Richardson.

13 - Tackles for loss by Salt Lake Stallions defensive end Karter Schult.

14 - Passing touchdowns by Arizona Hotshots quarterback John Wolford.

14 - Field goals made by four kickers - San Antonio's Nick Rose, Atlanta's Younghoe Koo, San Diego's Donny Hageman and Orlando's Elliot Fry - tied for the league lead.

14 - Passes defended by Salt Lake Stallions defensive back Will Davis.

14 - Combined interceptions by Atlanta Legends quarterbacks Matt Simms and Aaron Murray.

15 - Different quarterbacks threw at least one touchdown pass in a game.

18 - Number of times San Antonio Commanders quarterback Logan Woodside was sacked.

19 - Retired number by the Arizona Hotshots in honor of the 19 firefighters killed in the Yarnell Hill Fire in 2013, the only number retired in the AAF.

21 - Quarterback hits by Salt Lake Stallions defensive end Karter Schult.

28 - Touchdowns by the Orlando Apollos, the most in the league.

28 - Million dollars spent of the $170 million Reggie Fowler pledged on investing in the AAF before pulling out.

35 - AAF players who signed with NFL teams as of now, a number increasing daily.

45 - Receptions by Orlando Apollos wide receiver Charles Johnson.

46 - Punting yard average by Birmingham Iron Colton Schmidt.

52 - Tackles by Memphis Express linebacker DeMarquis Gates.

70 - Million dollars that Tom Dundon lost on investing in the league after making a commitment of $250 million.

70 - Targets to Orlando Apollos wide receiver Charles Johnson.

79 - Longest punt return in the league by San Antonio Commanders Greg Ward.

83 - Longest run from scrimmage by San Diego Fleet running back Ja'Quan Gardner.

83 - Longest reception from scrimmage by Birmingham Iron wide receiver L'Damian Washington.

96 - Punt return yards by the Atlanta Legends, the fewest in the league.

99 - Total number of yards by Memphis Express quarterback Johnny Manziel: 68 passing and 31 rushing yards.

125 - First downs made by the Memphis Express, the worst total in the Alliance.

157 - Passing completions by Orlando Apollos quarterback Garrett Gilbert.

160 - Rushing yards by Arizona Hotshots quarterback John Wolford, the most for any quarterback.

180 - First downs made by the Orlando Apollos.

212 - Punt return yards by San Diego Fleet Ron Brooks.

220 - Receiving yards by Orlando Apollos running back D'Ernest Johnson to lead all running backs.

269 - Receiving yards by Salt Lake Stallions Nick Truesdell to lead the way for Alliance tight ends.

431 - Rushing yards by Arizona Hotshots running back Jhurell Pressley.

631 - Rushing yards by the Birmingham Iron, the least in the league.

687 - Receiving yards by Orlando Apollos wide receiver Charles Johnson.

800 - The rough number of of players, coaches and staff that lost their jobs when the AAF suspended operations.

1,133 - Rushing yards by the Arizona Hotshots, the most in the league.

1,588 - Passing yards by the San Antonio Commanders, the fewest in the league.

2,161 - Passing yards by the Orlando Apollos, the most in the league.

2,210 - Total yards given up by defenses against the Atlanta Legends, the least against any team in the league.

2,128 - Total yards by the Memphis Express, the worst total in the AAF.

2,152 - Passing yards by league-leading Orlando Apollos quarterback Garrett Gilbert.

2,802- Total yards given up by the Memphis Express defense, the most in the league.

3,109 - Total Yards on offense by the Orlando Apollos, the best in the AAF.

9,067 - Average attendance by the Salt Lake Stallions, the lowest in the Alliance.

27,721 - Average attendance by the San Antonio Commanders, tops in the league.


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