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Toledo Troopers' first reunion

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Jackie Allen, a former nose guard, center, signed a jersey before greeting several of her former teammates during the first reunion of the Toledo Troopers, a professional women's football team from the 1970's, on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at the Maumee River Yacht Club in Toledo.

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Producer Brett Leonard, let, and writer Guy Stout, right, stand for a photograph together during the first reunion of the Toledo Troopers.

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Olivia Flores, a former offensive tackle, left, embraces her teammate Bronco Wilhems, who flew in from Oregon.

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Former teammates, including Linda Jefferson, who ran for five consecutive 1,000-yard seasons as the Toledo Troopers' running back, left.

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Iris Smith, a former defensive tackle, joined other teammates in signing a jersey.

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Photographs, articles and other memorabilia from the Toledo Troopers were on display.

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Eunice White, who played defensive tackle and defensive end from 1972-1979, left, joins other former teammates in signing footballs.

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Olivia Flores, a former offensive tackle, left, hugs former running back Linda Jefferson.

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Producer Brett Leonard, center, talks with Linda Jefferson.

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Film from games played by the Toledo Troopers.

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