By: KDKA-TV News Staff
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (KDKA) – If you still have your Pittsburgh Maulers gear, prepare to dust it off!READ MORE: Panel Gives The Go Ahead To Demolish Building That Housed Wright Brothers' First Bike Shop
For the first time since 1984, the Maulers are back.
The United States Football League is attempting a comeback and the Maulers are among the eight teams being revived for a debut this spring.
Not to mention, this revival won’t be a rebrand.READ MORE: KD Sunday Spotlight: LIFE Pittsburgh Giving Independence And Support To Seniors
The Maulers will also be back with their unique color combination of purple and what they’ve officially dubbed “Renaissance Red.”
This will make the Maulers the only Pittsburgh professional team without the black and gold color scheme.
As the USFL prepares for its return – they will not play the first season in each market.
Instead, all games will be played at a central location – the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s new stadium.MORE NEWS: The Black Market Returns For The Holidays To Showcase Local Black-Owned Businesses
The USFL will relaunch in April 2022.