By Gary Lloyd
PINSON — The Alabama Crusaders semi-pro football team plays its first home game at Willie Adams Stadium on the Pinson Valley High School campus this weekend.
The Crusaders host the Tennessee Crush at 7 p.m. Saturday
The team includes former players from the University of Alabama, Auburn University, UAB and more, team president Dewayne Moore said. A few former Pinson Valley players are also on the roster.
The Crusaders host the Alabama Steelers on March 8, the Atlanta Chargers on March 22, the Georgia Dawgs on March 29, the Georgia Nation on April 5 and the West Alabama Makos on April 26.
The team plays in the National Developmental Football League. The team last season played in Pelham as part of the Xtreme South Football League.
Admission to home games is $10 for adults and $5 for children age 12 and younger.
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