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Garrett Gilbert, Apollos QB

Garrett Gilbert led the charge in this week’s standout stars with 310 yards! Wideouts Charles Johnson and Rashad Ross continued their season-long dominance at the WR position. Trent Richardson had 83 rushing yards and another rushing TD!


Garrett Gilbert, Orlando: 23/40 – 310 yards, 2 TDs, and one 2 PT

Brandon Silvers, Memphis: 30/49 – 269 yards 1 TD and two 2 PT

John Wolford, Arizona: 17/23 – 216 yards 1 TD and one 2 PT


Trent Richardson, Birmingham: 18 carries/83 yards and 1 TD

Tim Cook, Arizona: 2 rushing TDs

D’Ernest Johnson, Orlando: 62 rushing and receiving yards (6 receptions), 1 TD and one 2 PT


Charles Johnson, Orlando: 8 receptions/135 yards, 1 TD

Gerrard Sheppard, Memphis: 9 receptions/98 yards and one 2 PT

Rashad Ross, Arizona: 4 receptions/78 yards, 1 TD

Nelson Spruce, San Diego: 8 receptions/79 yards

Justin Thomas, Atlanta: 4 receptions/74 yards

Donteea Dye, Jr., Orlando: 1 reception/65 yards, 1 TD

Daniel Williams, Memphis: 5 receptions/64 yards

Richard Mullaney, Arizona: 5 receptions/60 yards

Dontez Byrd, Memphis: 5 receptions/52 yards, 1 TD and one 2 PT


Salt Lake Defense: 3 points allowed, 2 INTs and one forced fumble

Birmingham Defense: 4 sacks, 2 INTs, and one forced fumble

Arizona Defense: 4 sacks and 1 INT, 2 sacks by Rykeem Yates

Jeff Luc, Atlanta: 8 tackles

Travis Feeney, San Diego: 7 tackles

Henre Toliver, Salt Lake: 7 tackles

Greer Martini, Salt Lake: 7 tackles

Ed Reynolds, Jr., Atlanta: 6 tackles

Charles James II, Memphis: 6 tackles

DeMarquis Gates, Memphis: 6 tackles, one sack and one forced fumble


Younghoe Koo, Atlanta: 3 FGs

Nick Novak, Birmingham: 3 FGs

Austin MacGinnis, Memphis: 3 FGs

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Jayrone Elliott, San Antonio Commanders LB (courtesy of 210 Football)

There are new leaders in sacks and tackles for the Alliance. Check out the AAF league leaders after Week 8:

Passing Yards:

Garrett Gilbert, Orlando: 2,152 yards

John Wolford, Arizona: 1,616 yards

Luis Perez, Birmingham: 1,460 yards

Passing TDs:

John Wolford, Arizona: 14

Garrett Gilbert, Orlando: 13

Rushing Yards:

Jhurell Pressley, Arizona: 471 yards

D’Ernest Johnson, Orlando: 372 yards

Kenneth Farrow II, San Antonio: 372 yards

Rushing TDs:

Trent Richardson, Birmingham: 11

De’Veon Smith, Orlando: 6

Joel Bouagnon, Salt Lake: 6

Receiving Yards:

Charles Johnson, Orlando: 687 yards

Rashad Ross, Arizona: 583 yards

Receiving TDs:

Rashad Ross, Arizona: 7

Charles Johnson, Orlando: 5


Charles Johnson, Orlando: 45 receptions

Nelson Spruce, San Diego: 38 receptions

Rashad Ross, Arizona: 36 receptions

De’Mornay Pierson-El, Salt Lake: 36 receptions


De’Marquis Gates, Memphis: 52

Beniquez Brown, Birmingham: 46

Erick Dargan, Arizona: 44


Jayrone Elliott, San Antonio: 7.5

Karter Schult, Salt Lake: 7

Damontre Moore, San Diego: 7


De’Vante Bausby, San Antonio: 4

Kameron Kelly, San Diego: 4

Ryan Moeller, San Diego: 4


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Memphis’ QB Brandon Silvers leads this week’s Standout Stars after an emotional OT win against the Iron. Arizona QB John Wolford only missed 4 attempts and had 3 total TDs in the win against the Fleet. Orlando’s De’Veon Smith leads the standout RBs after a 3-TD performance against the Legends. Trent Richardson just scores touchdowns, after nabbing his 10th rushing TD for the season leading the league. The Fleet’s Nelson Spruce led the WRs with 12 receptions and 146 yards in the loss against the Hotshots. Salt Lake’s defense had 6 sacks in the 19-15 loss against the Commanders. 


Brandon Silvers, Memphis: 24/35 – 266 yards, 2 TDs and two 2 PTs

Luis Perez, Birmingham: 16/35 – 235 yards, 2 TDs

John Wolford, Arizona: 15/19 – 212 yards, 2 TDs and 1 rushing TD

Mike Bercovici, San Diego: 22/43 – 310 yards, 1 TD

Josh Woodrum, Salt Lake: 22/35 – 229 yards, 1 TD

Garrett Gilbert, Orlando: 19/23 – 217 yards, 1 TD


De’Veon Smith, Orlando: 3 rushing TDs and one 2 PT

Trent Richardson, Birmingham: 81 all-purpose yards, 1 TD and two 2 PT

Arizona: 189 rushing yards led by Jhurell Pressley with 64


Nelson Spruce, San Diego: 12 receptions/146 yards

Reece Horn, Memphis: 7 receptions/113 yards and 1 TD

Nick Truesdell, Salt Lake: 4 receptions/74 yards

Amba Etta-Tawo, Birmingham: 3 receptions/71 yards

Evan Rodriguez, San Antonio: 3 receptions/71 yards

De’Mornay Pierson-El: Salt Lake: 5 receptions/68 yards

Rannell Hall, Orlando: 2 receptions/60 yards

Malachi Jones, Atlanta: 6 receptions/53 yards, 1 TD

Daniel Williams, Memphis: GW TD in OT and one 2 PT


Salt Lake Defense: 6 sacks

Shaquille Richardson, Arizona: 8 tackles and 1 INT

Steven Johnson, Arizona: 7 tackles and 1 INT

Beniquez Brown, Birmingham: 7 tackles

De’Marquis Gates, Memphis: 7 tackles

Louis Young, Atlanta: 7 tackles

Will Hill III, Orlando: 6 tackles and 1 sack

A.J. Tarpley, San Diego: 6 tackles

Terence Garvin, Orlando: 5 tackles and 1 sack


Taylor Bertolet, Salt Lake: 3 FGs

Nick Folk, Arizona: 2 FGs

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ALLIANCE 2 XFL: AAF League Leaders (after Week 2)

2 weeks of the Alliance are in the books! Here are your league leaders after Week 2:

Passing Yards:

Garrett Gilbert, Orlando: 620 Yards

Logan Woodside, San Antonio: 478 Yards

John Wolford, Arizona: 469 Yards

Passing TDs:

John Wolford, Arizona: 6

Garrett Gilbert, Orlando: 4

Rushing Yards:

Ja’Quan Gardner, San Diego: 159 yards

Zac Stacy, Memphis: 159 yards

Jhurell Pressley, Arizona: 121 yards

Rushing TDs:

Trent Richardson, Birmingham: 3

Receiving Yards:

Charles Johnson, Orlando: 252 yards

Rashad Ross, Arizona: 170 yards

Quinton Patton, Birmingham: 151 yards


Charles Johnson, Orlando: 11

Rashad Ross, Arizona: 9

Receiving TDs:

Rashad Ross, Arizona: 3

Jalin Marshall, Orlando: 2


DeMarquis Gates, Memphis: 16

Tyson Graham, Atlanta: 14

Steven Johnson, Arizona: 13


Karter Schult, Salt Lake: 3

Shaan Washington, San Antonio: 3

Winston Craig, San Antonio: 2.5


Terence Garvin, Orlando: 2

Ryan Moeller, San Diego: 2


ALLIANCE 2 XFL: Week 2 Standout Stars!!

by J. Berardi – Feb. 18, 2019 3:01 PM EST

Week 2 is in the books! We saw a barn burner in San Antonio as the Apollos overcame an early deficit to defeat the Commanders. Birmingham rallied to defeat the Stallions who shot themselves in the foot by missing three field goals. The Fleet also rallied for their first victory behind a rugged ground attack to defeat the Legends. The Hotshots remained undefeated with a rousing 4th quarter comeback to overtake the home Express in Memphis.


Garrett Gilbert, Orlando: 19/28 – 393 yards, 2 TDs and one 2 PT

John Wolford, Arizona: 14/22 – 194 yards, 2 TDs and one rushing 2 PT


Ja’Quan Gardner, San Diego: 15 carries / 104 yards 2 TDs

Zac Stacy, Memphis: 19 carries / 101 yards 1 TD (first Alliance player to rush for 100 yards in a game)

Kenneth Farrow II, San Antonio: 13 carries / 74 yards 1 TD

Joel Bouagnon, Salt Lake: 11 carries / 70 yards 1 TD

Trent Richardson, Birmingham: 91 rushing/receiving yards 1 TD

Akrum Wadley, Atlanta: 8 receptions / 70 yards

Arizona: 209 rushing yards led by Tim Cook with 73 yards


Charles Johnson, Orlando: 7 catches / 192 yards 1 TD

Jalin Marshall, Orlando: 3 catches / 84 yards 1 TD

Josh Huff, Arizona: 2 catches / 84 yards

De’Marcus Ayers, San Antonio: 5 catches / 80 yards

Rashad Ross, Arizona: 4 catches / 67 yards 1 TD


Karter Schult, Salt Lake: 6 tackles and 2 sacks

Beniquez Brown, Birmingham: 6 tackles and 1 sack

Shakir Soto, San Diego: 1.5 Sacks

Da’Sean Downey, Arizona: 2 Sacks

Steven Johnson, Arizona: 6 tackles

DeMarquis Gates, San Antonio: 6 tackles

Ed Reynolds, Atlanta: 6 tackles


Donny Hageman, San Diego: 4 FGs

Elliott Fry, Orlando: 3 FGs

Nick Rose, San Antonio: 3 FGs