Tag: Alliance of American Football

Will the AAF succeed? National media pair weighs in

Will the AAF succeed? National media pair weighs in
This is the second in a two-part series previewing the Alliance of American Football. For the first time since promoter Vince McMahon’s ill-fated XFL 18 years ago, sports fans have a professional football league to alleviate their Super Bowl hangovers. The inaugural season of the Alliance of American Football begins this weekend with the debut... Read more »

Former Illinois FCS standouts preview inaugural AAF season

Former Illinois FCS standouts preview inaugural AAF season
This is the first in a two-part series previewing the Alliance of American Football. While Sunday’s Super Bowl officially ended the NFL season, the Alliance of American Football (AAF) is kicking off its inaugural weekend. But they’ll be doing it without any Illinois FCS players. Four former Illinois FCS players were among the final cuts... Read more »

Former Illinois collegiate players set for Alliance of American Football debut

Former Illinois collegiate players set for Alliance of American Football debut
Six former Illinois FCS players will continue their football career as newly formed The Alliance of American Football prepares for its February kickoff. Offensive linemen Jacob Judd (Western Illinois) and Cameron Lee (Illinois State) will play for the Arizona Hotshots. Running back Marshaun Coprich (Illinois State) will report to the Birmingham Iron. Former Eastern Illinois... Read more »
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