Defensive end Ashaad Mabry at Commanders mini-camp

Former UTSA and MacArthur High School defensive lineman Ashaad Mabry is trying to earn a spot with the San Antonio Commanders. He was part of UTSA's original group of players in 2010. - photo by Joe AlexanderFormer UTSA and MacArthur High School defensive lineman Ashaad Mabry is trying to earn a spot with the San Antonio Commanders. He was part of UTSA’s original group of players in 2010.

The Commanders open the inaugural Alliance of American Football (AAF) season on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 at home at the Alamodome against the San Diego Fleet.

Vaughan to Whitley: Best play of first Commanders mini-camp practice

Former West Texas A&M quarterback Dustin Vaughan connected with former Abilene Christian wide receiver Carl Whitley. - photo by Joe AlexanderFor most of the San Antonio Commanders’ first mini-camp practice, players were broken up by position. In the later stages of practice, they got to try a few plays. Near the end, former West Texas A&M quarterback Dustin Vaughan connected with former Abilene Christian wide receiver Carl Whitley.

The twosome are an example of something Commanders general manager Daryl Johnston told season ticket holders the night before: the smaller colleges in Texas are a wealth of football talent.

Here is the play from snap until finish.

The Commanders open the inaugural Alliance of American Football (AAF) season on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 at home at the Alamodome against the San Diego Fleet.

Josh Stewart makes catch of the day at first Commanders practice

Former UTSA wide receiver Josh Stewart was impressive during the San Antonio Commanders first practice.Former UTSA wide receiver Josh Stewart was impressive during the San Antonio Commanders first practice. He made the kind of catches that makes quarterbacks want to throw to him.

The Commanders open the inaugural Alliance of American Football (AAF) season on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 at home at the Alamodome against the San Diego Fleet.