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Former Utes Make Massive Plays During Week Two Of USFL Season

Apr 23, 2022, 10:34 PM | Updated: Apr 25, 2022, 4:32 pm
Hunter Thedford - USFL - Pittsburgh Maulers - Philadelphia Stars...
Pittsburgh Maulers tight end Hunter Thedford (85) reacts to a touchdown reception during the USFL game between the Pittsburgh Maulers and the Philadelphia Stars on April 23, 2022 at Protective Stadium in Birmingham, Alabama. (Photo by Michael Wade/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
(Photo by Michael Wade/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – Multiple former Utah football players made big-time plays during their team’s second game of the rebooted USFL.

Here is how all of the players with ties to the state of Utah fared during the second week of the 2022 USFL season.

Former Utah Utes

Brian Allen – Cornerback – Birmingham Stallions (2-0)

Allen finished with three tackles, two pass deflections and an interception returned for a touchdown in the Stallions’ 33-28 win over the Houston Gamblers.

Next Game:Β @ New Orleans Breakers on Saturday, April 30 at 6 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Hunter Thedford – Tight End – Pittsburgh Maulers (0-2)

Thedford had two catches for 10 yards and a touchdown in Pittsburgh’s 30-23 loss to the Philadelphia Stars on Saturday, April 23.

Next Game:Β @ Michigan Panthers on Sunday, May 1 at 12:30 p.m. (MDT) on USA

Former BYU Cougars

Tejan Koroma – Offensive Line – Michigan Panthers (0-2)

Koroma and the Panthers suffered a 10-6 loss to the New Jersey Generals on Saturday, April 22.

Next Game:Β vs. Pittsburgh Maulers on Sunday, May 1 at 12:30 p.m. (MDT) on USA

Tomasi Laulile – Defensive Tackle – Houston Gamblers (1-1)

Laulile had one tackle that was for a loss of yards in the Gamblers’ 33-28 loss to the Birmingham Stallions.

Next Game:Β vs. Tampa Bay Bandits on Saturday, April 30 at 2 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Zac Dawe – Defensive End – Tampa Bay Bandits (1-1)

Dawe had three total tackles and two solo tackles in Tampa Bay’s 34-3 loss to the New Orleans Breakers on Sunday, April 24.

Next Game:Β @ Houston Gamblers on Saturday, April 30 at 2 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Corbin Kaufusi – Tackle – Tampa Bay Bandits (1-1)

Kaufusi had two tackles in Tampa Bay’s 34-3 loss to the New Orleans Breakers on Sunday, April 24.

Next Game:Β @ Houston Gamblers on Saturday, April 30 at 2 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Former Utah State Aggies

Adewale Adeoye – Defensive End – Michigan Panthers (0-2)

Adeoye and the Panthers suffered a 10-6 loss to the New Jersey Generals on Saturday, April 22.

Next Game:Β vs. Pittsburgh Maulers on Sunday, May 1 at 12:30 p.m. (MDT) on USA

Former Weber State Wildcats

Adam Rodriguez – Defensive End – Philadelphia Stars (1-1)

Rodriguez had three total tackles, two solo tackles, one sack, and one tackle for loss in Philadelphia’s 30-23 win over the Pittsburgh Maulers on Saturday, April 23.

Next Game:Β vs. New Jersey Generals on Sunday, May 1 at 6 p.m. (MDT) on Peacock

Former Southern Utah Thunderbirds

Brock Miller – Kicker – New Jersey Generals (1-1)

Miller punted the ball five times with an average of 42.4 yards per kick in New Jersey’s 10-6 win over the Michigan Panthers on Saturday, April 22.

Next Game:Β @ Philadelphia Stars on Sunday, May 1 at 6 p.m. (MDT) on Peacock

Marquez Tucker – Offensive Line – Birmingham Stallions (2-0)

Tucker and the Stallions beat the Houston Gamblers 33-28.

Next Game:Β @ New Orleans Breakers on Saturday, April 30 at 6 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Former High School Standouts

Gabriel Sewell Jr. (Desert Hills)– Linebacker – Philadelphia Stars (1-1)

Sewell had seven total tackles and three solo tackles in Philadelphia’s 30-23 win over the Pittsburgh Maulers on Saturday, April 23.

Next Game:Β vs. New Jersey Generals on Sunday, May 1 at 6 p.m. (MDT) on Peacock

Kyle IrelandΒ is a Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com and host of theΒ Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

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