The Birmingham Iron: Name for new pro football team announced

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The Birmingham franchise of the Alliance for American Football has a name!

The brand new professional football league is drawing a lot of excitement, and Thursday, we found out the team’s name and saw their new logo.

The team has signed players who played college football in the area, including former Crimson Tide running back Trent Richardson.

Art Franklin sat down with Joe Pendry, GM for the Birmingham Iron to talk about the name, learn what went into the decision, and to learn more about the AAF. Watch their live interview in the video above. 

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