Commanders protect QB Dustin Vaughan; lose Trevor Knight, Luis Perez

San Antonio fans watched at a viewing party at Walk-On's as the Commanders used their first pick in the quarterback draft to protect Dustin Vaughan.
San Antonio fans watched at a viewing party at Walk-On’s as the Commanders used their first pick in the quarterback draft to protect Dustin Vaughan. (CBS Sports Network)
The San Antonio Commanders protected Dustin Vaughan in the first round of the Alliance of American Football protect or pick quarterback draft.

The Commanders lost two of their original assigned quarterbacks in the first round and another in the third round.

The Commanders now have the following quarterbacks:
Dustin Vaughan, West Texas A&M
Marquise Williams, North Carolina
Logan Woodside, Toledo
Dalton Sturm, UTSA

UPDATE 11: Commanders protect Dalton Sturm from UTSA with their fourth-round pick.

UPDATE 10: Commanders lose Austin Appleby from Purdue. He was picked by Orlando in the third round.

UPDATE 10: Commanders pick Logan Woodside from Toledo in the third round.

UPDATE 9: Commanders pick Marquise Williams from North Carolina in the second round.

UPDATE 8: “The Wizard of Odds” sets odds of Commanders winning the title at 6-1. Orlando the favorite at 5-2.

UPDATE 7: Disappointed reaction here at the draft party at Walk-On’s when Trevor Knight was picked by Arizona. He was obviously a favorite of many of the Commanders fans.

UPDATE 6: Two picks in a row the Commanders lose a QB. Arizona picks Trevor Knight from Texas A&M in the first round.

UPDATE 5: Commanders lose quarterback Luis Perez from A&M Commerce. He was picked by Birmingham in the first round.

UPDATE 4: In the first round the Commanders protect Dustin Vaughan from West Texas A&M.

UPDATE 3: Commanders QB Luis Perez from A&M Commerce got some love on CBS Sports Network on the draft show.

UPDATE 2: Commanders will officially protect one of their current quarterbacks in the first round;
Austin Applby, Purdue
Trevor Knight, Texas A&M
Luis Perez, A&M Commerce
Dalton Sturm, UTSA
Dustin Vaughan, West Texas A&M

UPDATE 1: San Antonio Commanders will apparently protect one of their current quarterbacks, based on what I heard from team General Manager Daryl Johnston talking on Ticket 760.

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Commanders set uniform unveiling

The San Antonio Commanders announced they will reveal their uniforms on Nov. 27.

The event will be held at Walk-On’s restaurant off Highway 281 in San Antonio. The gathering also includes a watch party for the Alliance of American Football (AAF) Protect-Or-Pick QB Draft.

Commanders updated front office, coaching staff

Longtime Dallas Cowboys fullback Daryl "Moose" Johnston was officially introduced as the San Antonio general manager in the Alliance of American Football (AAF). - photo by Joe Alexander
Longtime Dallas Cowboys fullback Daryl “Moose” Johnston was officially introduced as the San Antonio general manager in the Alliance of American Football (AAF). – photo by Joe Alexander
Daryl Johnston: General manager
Robert Morris: Director of player personel

Mike Riley: Head coach, offensive coordinator
Lyle Moevao: Quarterbacks
James Rodgers: Running backs
Jonathan Heinbach: Offensive line
Josh Oglesby: Tight ends

Jim Grobe: Defensive coordinator
Jeff McInerny: Defensive line, special teams
Bill Bradley: Defensive backs
Joe Baker: Linebackers
Kenny Watson: Assistant defensive backs

Robert Morris joins Commanders staff

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Robert Morris is the personnel director for the San Antonio Commanders.

I didn’t see an official announcement on this, but Morris’ Twitter feed shows him with Commanders head coach Mike Riley. Morris was also working at the Alliance of American Football (AAF) quarterback camp at the Alamodome.

His Twitter bio shows he has 21 years of experience as a college coach and 15 years as an NFL scout.




Lyle Moevao joins Commanders staff

Lyle Moevao announced on Twitter that he has joined the staff of the San Antonio Commanders as the quarterbacks coach.

Moevao spent the last two seasons as quarterbacks coach / passing game coordinator at Lewis & Clark. He previously was at Oregon State as an assistant coach working with quarterbacks.

Moevao played quarterback at Oregon State.

New San Antonio Commanders signings: Nov. 9, 2018

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The San Antonio Commanders have signed four more players, including two from Big 12 Conference schools:

Demarcus Ayers, WR, Houston
Mo Porter, T, Baylor
Jaboree Williams, LB, Wake Forest
Erick Wren, C, Oklahoma

The signings were part of a list announced the the Alliance of American Football (AAF) on Friday.