The Alliance of American Football (AAF) on Monday released a list of its first 100 players – including three who are assigned to Alliance San Antonio.
Incarnate Word punter Joseph Zema is the first player from a local university to be assigned to Alliance San Antonio.
Sergio Castillo, a kicker from West Texas A&M, and Matthew Godin, a defensive tackle from Michigan were also assigned to Alliance San Antonio.
Zema was named top punter in NCAA Division I FCS for the 2017 season. More information on the UIW website: uiwcardinals.com
Castillo played his final season at West Texas A&M in 2013. He made 38 of 49 field goals in his career with a long of 56 and converted 174 of 177 extra-points.
Godin played in 13 games as a senior at Michigan in 2016 and recorded 18 solo tackles, 9 assists and 1.0 sacks. Godin spent last season with the Houston Texans, but did not play in any games due to an ACL injury. The Texans listed him as a 6-foot-6, 295-pound defensive end.
The full list of the first 100 AAF players is available on the AAF website: aaf.com
The Alliance of American Football (AAF) has announced its procedure for allocating players to specific teams.
The system is based on college and pro affiliations of the players.
Here are the college and pro teams that will feed players to Alliance San Antonio:
Prairie View A&M
Sam Houston State
Stephen F. Austin
West Texas A&M
Officials from the City of San Antonio and the Alliance of American Football (AAF) held a news conference on Thursday at city hall.
San Antonio major Ron Nirenberg (above), AAF founder Charlie Ebersol, Alliance San Antonio head coach Mike Riley and Alliance San Antonio general manager Daryl “Moose” Johnston was all at the news conference.
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The Alliance of American Football (AAF) announced Wednesday that it is coming to San Antonio.
The spring football league will play in the Alamodome.
A press conference is scheduled for Thursday at the San Antonio city hall.
Early media reports indicate former San Antonio World League coach Mike Riley will be the head coach. Riley was the head coach at Nebraska the last two seasons. Riley is also a former head coach at Oregon State, the then-San Diego Chargers and in the Canadian Football League.
Daryl “Moose” Johnston is expected to be named San Antonio’s general manager. The former Dallas Cowboys fullback was working for FOX as an NFL analyst.