San Antonio Commanders
|San Antonio Commanders|
Play in Alamodome
in San Antonio, Texas
|Alliance of American Football (2019–present)
|Team colors||Maroon, red, silver & white|
|General manager||Daryl Johnston|
|Head coach||Mike Riley|
|League championships (0)|
|Conference championships (0)|
|Division championships (0)|
The San Antonio Commanders are a professional American football team based in San Antonio, Texas, and a charter team of the Alliance of American Football. The league began play in February 2019, and the team plays its home games at the Alamodome.
The Alliance San Antonio charter team of the Alliance of American Football spring league was announced on June 21, 2018. Also, the league announced former San Diego Chargers coach Mike Riley as head coach and former Dallas Cowboys fullback Daryl Johnston serves as General Manager of the team. The western four teams' names and logos were revealed on September 25 with San Antonio as the Commanders. The name is a tribute to San Antonio's military history, with maroon and silver representing the city and the small swords carried by military officers, respectively.
San Antonio Commanders staff
The team's assigned area, which designates player rights, includes the following:
San Antonio Commanders roster
Roster updated February 9, 2019
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