|Salt Lake Stallions|
Played in Rice–Eccles Stadium
in Salt Lake City, Utah
|Alliance of American Football (2019)
|Team colors||Blue, Deep Sky Blue and Silver|
|General manager||Randy Mueller|
|Head coach||Dennis Erickson|
|League championships (0)|
|Conference championships (0)|
|Division championships (0)|
The Salt Lake Stallions were a professional American football franchise based in Salt Lake City, and one of the eight members of the Alliance of American Football (AAF), which began play in February 2019. The Stallions were the northernmost team in the AAF, as the league's only franchise north of the 35th parallel. They played their home games at Rice–Eccles Stadium. The team's head coach was Dennis Erickson, owner of a 179–96–1 record coaching college football and a 40–56 record coaching in the NFL.
On April 2, 2019, the league's football operations were reportedly suspended, and on April 4 the league allowed players to leave their contracts to sign with NFL teams. The league filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy on April 17, 2019.
The Alliance Salt Lake City charter franchise was announced to play at Rice–Eccles Stadium by the Alliance of American Football on May 14, 2018. Dennis Erickson was named by the league as head coach on May 16, 2018. Randy Mueller was named general manager by September 25, 2018.
The western four teams' names and logos were revealed on September 25, 2018, with Salt Lake as the Stallions with the colors of blue, deep sky blue, and silver. The name is inspired by the land speed records set at the Bonneville Salt Flats, while the colors represent aspects of Utah's geography like Great Salt Lake and the Wasatch Range.
The final 52-man roster was set on January 30, 2019. The team's first game was a 38–22 defeat to the Arizona Hotshots at Sun Devil Stadium on February 10, 2019. Their first home game was on February 23, also against the Hotshots and ended in a 23–15 victory.
The Stallions have designated rights to players from:
National Football League (NFL)
Canadian Football League (CFL)
|2019 Salt Lake Stallions season|
|Head coach||Dennis Erickson|
|General manager||Randy Mueller|
|Home field||Rice–Eccles Stadium|
|League place||3rd (tie), Western Conference|
2019 Alliance of American Football standings
|(x) – Orlando Apollos||7–1||.875||5–0||236||136||100||.406||.375||W2|
|(x) – Birmingham Iron||5–3||.625||3–2||165||133||32||.406||.300||W1|
|(e) – Memphis Express||2–6||.250||1–4||152||194||-42||.578||.500||L1|
|(e) – Atlanta Legends||2–6||.250||1–4||88||213||-125||.609||.438||L3|
|San Antonio Commanders||5–3||.625||3–2||158||154||4||.516||.450||L1|
|San Diego Fleet||3–5||.375||2–3||158||161||-3||.469||.417||L3|
|Salt Lake Stallions||3–5||.375||2–3||135||143||-8||.547||.417||W1|
|(x)–clinched playoff berth; (e)–eliminated from playoff contention|
|–||Monday||January 28||Memphis Express||W 29–22||Alamodome|
All times Mountain
|1||Sunday||February 10||6:00 p.m.||NFLN||at Arizona Hotshots||L 22–38||0–1||Sun Devil Stadium|
|2||Saturday||February 16||12:00 p.m.||TNT||at Birmingham Iron||L 9–12||0–2||Legion Field|
|3||Saturday||February 23||1:00 p.m.||B/R Live||Arizona Hotshots||W 23–15||1–2||Rice–Eccles Stadium|
|4||Saturday||March 2||6:00 p.m.||NFLN||Orlando Apollos||L 11–20||1–3||Rice–Eccles Stadium|
|5||Saturday||March 9||6:00 p.m.||NFLN||at San Diego Fleet||L 25–27||1–4||SDCCU Stadium|
|6||Saturday||March 16||2:00 p.m.||B/R Live||Memphis Express||W 22–9||2–4||Rice–Eccles Stadium|
|7||Saturday||March 23||6:00 p.m.||NFLN||at San Antonio Commanders||L 15–19||2–5||Alamodome|
|8||Saturday||March 30||6:00 p.m.||NFLN||San Diego Fleet||W 8–3||3–5||Rice–Eccles Stadium|
|9||Sunday||April 7||2:00 p.m.||CBSSN||at Atlanta Legends||Not played||Georgia State Stadium|
|10||Friday||April 12||6:00 p.m.||B/R Live||San Antonio Commanders||Rice–Eccles Stadium|
Week 1: at Arizona
Week 2: at Birmingham
Week 3: Arizona
Week 4: Orlando
Week 5: at San Diego
Week 6: Memphis
Week 7: at San Antonio
Week 8: San Diego
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