Hotshots down Stallions in AAF action

Getty									Steve Spurrier is the head coach of the Orlando Apollos

The new league also made waves in the app store, topping the recent download charts for both the Apple Store and Google Play.

The results from Week 1 featured lots of familiar faces. Ross finished with five catches for 103 yards and two scores.

Steve Spurrier and the Apollos poured it on the Atlanta Legends, scoring 40 points and establishing itself as one of The Alliance's best offenses in the early going.

Former Alabama star Trent Richardson tallied a rushing touchdown for Birmingham in the victory.

Via Sports TV Ratings, the first AAF game, which aired on CBS on Saturday night, ‏averaged 2.913 million viewers between 9 p.m. and 11 p.m.

Birmingham is coached by Tim Lewis.

The Alliance of American Football hopes to change that, with all eight teams in the new professional football league playing games this past weekend to show off their newly acquired, overlooked football talent. The Express offense must sort itself out soon, as they next face the upstart Arizona Hotshots.

Wolford, a finance major who took an internship at a private equity fund in North Carolina after he graduated, threw for 275 yards, four touchdowns, and completed four two-pt conversions as the Arizona Hotshots rolled to a 38-22 win over Salt Lake Stallions.

There are 8 teams in the AAF, with rosters consisting of local players.

Related:

Comments


Other news