Rise to the Moment of Truth Sunday, April 2, 2023


Birmingham Stallions back at work with USFL season beginning in less than three weeks

Birmingham Stallions coach Skip Holtz said last year's success has nothing to do with this year's plan for his team.

Seven players with Alabama connections selected in USFL college draft

Former UAB offensive tackle Kadeem Telfort was selected by the Birmingham Stallions with the seventh overall pick in the USFL draft.

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Birmingham Stallions schedule set as they chase another USFL title

Head coach Skip Holtz returns to steer the Birmingham Stallions through another USFL season.

USFL Executive Vice President Daryl Johnston
After title game, USFL focus is on next season

Fox Sports president Eric Shanks announced last week that the USFL will return next season. Ratings have been steady, with games averaging 1.034 million viewers on Fox and NBC. The overall average is lower (715,000) when games on USA Network and FS1 are included.

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Like old times: Stallions, Stars face off in USFL championship game

The Birmingham Stallions claimed a 31-17 victory Saturday over the New Orleans Breakers to send the team to the inaugural United States Football League Championship Game Sunday. When the Birmingham will play the Philadelphia Stars.

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USFL roundup: Birmingham makes late stop to beat Tampa Bay

USFL South Division champion Birmingham made its fifth and final fourth-down stop with less than a minute remaining to secure a 21-18 victory over Tampa Bay on Saturday afternoon at Legion Field.

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Four Stallions earn All-USFL honors at five positions

The home-team Birmingham Stallions, Southern Division champions, had four players selected - but Victor Bolden Jr. was selected twice, as a wide receiver and kick returner. The others recognized were offensive guard Cameron Hunt, linebacker DeMarquis Gates, and placekicker Brandon Aubrey.

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USFL players vote to unionize, partner with United Steelworkers

Players from the United States Football League (USFL) have voted to unionize in coordination with the United Football Players Association (UFPA) and elected to partner with the United Steelworkers (USW).

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Aubrey field goal keeps Stallions undefeated as Birmingham clinches USFL South title

Brandon Aubrey made his first field goal of the day with 1:44 to play to give Birmingham a 10-9 victory over the New Orleans Breakers Saturday at Legion Field.

USFL Executive Vice President Daryl Johnston
USFL at the halfway point: more players, hotter temperatures, better play and the NFL takes notice

Daryl “Moose” Johnston knew the vision was catching on when his phone started ringing.

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Birmingham gets not just a new team, but the entire USFL

Maybe Jefferson County Commission President Jimmie Stephens summed it up best. “Remember that line from the movie, “If you build it,...