Birmingham Iron ready for season opener Sunday

Birmingham Iron season opener

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Birmingham’s new pro football team, the Birmingham Iron, wrapped up practice Friday morning at Legion Field ahead of their season opener.

The Birmingham Iron, which is a member of the Alliance of American Football, kicks off the league’s inaugural season on Sunday against the Memphis Express.

“Crisp and clean. That’s what we wanted to have on a Friday’s practice. Needless to say, I’m excited as heck. The players are really excited,” said Iron Head Coach Tim Lewis.

The Iron kicks off at 3 p.m. Sunday at Legion Field. Tickets can be purchased at the game.

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