The owner was Cincinnati financier and Birmingham native Marvin Warner. The team’s coach was Rollie Dotsch, who was previously an assistant with the Pittsburgh Steelers during its Super Bowl years and ended up with the second-most wins in USFL history. The Stallions starting QB in 1984 & 1985 was Cliff Stoudt, a long-time backup to Terry Bradshaw with the Steelers. ...
The Birmingham Stallions were one of eight teams that were officially announced as a USFL franchise on The Herd with Colin Cowherd on November 22, 2021 On January 6, 2022, It was revealed that NCAA Coach Gene Chizik would become the head coach of the Stallions. Chizik confirmed the report, but the parties never reached an agreement and he ultimately ...
History of the Stallions
The Birmingham Stallions are a professional American football team based in Birmingham, Alabama. They are one of eight members of the United States Football League (USFL). They currently play their home games at Protective Stadium and Legion Field, both located in Birmingham.
The USFL league announced the 2022 season will be played by the following eight teams Birmingham Stallions, Houston Gamblers, Michigan Panthers, New Jersey Generals, New Orleans Breakers, Philadelphia Stars, Pittsburgh Maulers, and Tampa Bay Bandits. All of these teams were a part of the original league play in the 80s'.
1983 – 1986, 2022 - Present / United States Football League
1983 – 1985, 2022 - Present / Birmingham Stallions
Stallions – A stallion is a male horse that has not been gelded (castrated).
Original USFL Team
USFL Championship 0
2022 - Present / Protective Stadium/Legion Field (Birmingham, Alabama)
1983 – 1985 / Legion Field
2022 - Present / National Spring Football League Enterprises Co, LLC, (Fox Sports)
1983 – 1986 / Marvin L. Warner
2022 - Present / Skip Holtz
1983 – 1985 / Rollie Dotsch (38 wins – 18 losses)
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1985 / Conference Championship Game (vs Baltimore Stars 14 – 28)
1984 / Conference Championship Game (vs Philadelphia Stars 10 – 20)
1985 / Division Champions (vs Houston Gamblers 22 – 20)
1984 / Division Champions (vs Tampa Bay Bandits 36 – 17)
Averaged 22,046 in 1983, 36,850 in 1984 and 32,065 in 1985 (71,594 seat stadium)
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