By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
The Orlando Apollo’s defeated the Birmingham Iron on Saturday afternoon. The Apollos won 31-14 over the Iron at Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama.
The Apollos have improved to 5-0 on the season. Orlando is the lone undefeated team in the Alliance of American Football.
The Iron fell to 3-2 on the season. Birmingham has lost back-to-back games, as they were also defeated by the San Antonio Commanders last weekend.
Apollos quarterback Garrett Gilbert went 23 of 35 for 286 yards. He also had two touchdown passes.
De’Veon Smith has 14 carries for 119 yards. D’Ernest Johnson had nine carries for 49 yards.
Charles Johnson has six receptions for 83 yards and a touchdown. Johnson had five receptions for 73 yards. Scott Orndoff had three receptions for 61 yards and a touchdown.
Iron quarterback Keith Price went 19 of 30 for 235 yards. He also threw a touchdown pass.
Luis Perez also went 3 of 7 for 4 yards. He also had an interception.
Trent Richardson has eight carries for 21 yards. He also scored a touchdown.
Wes Saxton Jr. had three receptions for 75 yards. Richardson has four receptions for 37 yards. Tobias Palmer has five receptions for 36 yards, while L’Damian Washington has two receptions for 32 yards. Brandon Ross had a 30-yard touchdown reception.
Orlando scored 11 points in the second half. Gilbert hit Johnson for a 12-yard touchdown reception. Gilbert then hit Jalin Marshall for a two-point conversion.
Elliott Fry also made a 27-yard field goal.
Birmingham scored six points in the second half. Price hit Ross for a 30-yard touchdown reception.
The Apollos led 20-8 at halftime. Gilbert hit Orndoff for a 21-yard touchdown reception. Keith Reaser also had a 40-yard interception return for a touchdown. Gilbert hit C. Johnson for the two-point conversion.
Fry also made two field goals.
Iron’s Richardson scored on a three-yard rushing touchdown. Price hit Quinton Patton for the two-point conversion.