It's official! Pro football is back in San Diego.
After a lot of speculation, the Alliance of American Football (AAF) announced yesterday (5/31) that San Diego will be getting a team.
The team that currently does not have a name but will be the sixth in the new league's franchise and they've already picked a coach.
Former NFL coach Mike Martz has been announced as the new head coach.
The part-time San Diego resident, Martz was a coach for the St. Louis Rams, but is best known for being an offensive coordinator.
The new league announces it will begin play in February 2019 and will play home games at the San Diego County Credit Union Stadium.
Currently the AAF will be an 8-team league, with each team playing 10 regular season games, with two playoff rounds and culminating with one championship game that will take place the weekend of April 26-28, 2019.
Other teams announced include Atlanta, Memphis, Orlando, Phoenix and Salt Lake City.