USFL

Local Players Show Out During Third Week Of USFL Season

May 1, 2022, 5:17 PM | Updated: Feb 25, 2023, 6:19 pm

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Brian Allen #29 of Birmingham Stallions celebrates with teammates after getting an interception and running it for a touchdown in the first quarter of the game against the Houston Gamblers at Protective Stadium on April 23, 2022 in Birmingham, Alabama. (Photo by Jamie Squire/USFL/Getty Images)

(Photo by Jamie Squire/USFL/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – Multiple local players in the USFL helped their teams pick up victories during the third week of the 2022 USFL season.

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

Former Utah Utes

Brian Allen – Cornerback – Birmingham Stallions (3-0)

Allen had six total tackles, five solo tackles, one tackle for loss, and two pass breakups in Birmingham’s 22-13 win over the New Orleans Breakers on Saturday, April 30.

Next Game: vs. Tampa Bay Bandits on Saturday, May 7 at 5 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Hunter Thedford – Tight End – Pittsburgh Maulers (0-3)

Thedford had two catches for 11 yards in Pittsburgh’s 24-0 loss to the Michigan Panthers on Sunday, May 1.

Next Game: vs. New Jersey Generals on Saturday, May 7 at 12:30 p.m. (MDT) on Peacock

Former BYU Cougars

Tejan KoromaOffensive LineMichigan Panthers (1-2)

Koroma and the Panthers beat the Pittsburgh Maulers, 24-0, on Sunday, May 1.

Next Game: vs. Philadelphia Stars on Friday, May 6 at 8 p.m. (MDT) on FS1

Tomasi LaulileDefensive TackleHouston Gamblers (1-2)

Laulile and the Gamblers suffered a 27-26 loss to the Tampa Bay Bandits on Saturday, April 30.

Next Game: @ New Orleans Breakers on Sunday, May 8 at 1 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

Zac DaweDefensive EndTampa Bay Bandits (2-1)

Dawe had one tackle in Tampa Bay’s 27-26 win over the Houston Gamblers on Saturday, April 30.

Next Game: @ Birmingham Stallions on Saturday, May 7 at 5 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Corbin Kaufusi – Tackle – Tampa Bay Bandits (2-1)

Kaufusi and the Bandits beat the Houston Gamblers, 27-26, on Saturday, April 30.

Next Game: @ Birmingham Stallions on Saturday, May 7 at 5 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Former Utah State Aggies

Adewale AdeoyeDefensive EndMichigan Panthers (1-2)

Adeoye and the Panthers beat the Pittsburgh Maulers, 24-0, on Sunday, May 1.

Next Game: vs. Philadelphia Stars on Friday, May 6 at 8 p.m. (MDT) on FS1

Former Weber State Wildcat

Adam RodriguezDefensive EndPhiladelphia Stars (1-2)

Rodriguez had four total tackles, three solo tackles, one sack, and a tackle for loss in Philadelphia’s 24-16 loss to the New Jersey Generals on Sunday, May 1.

Next Game: @ Michigan Panthers on Friday, May 6 at 8 p.m. (MDT) on FS1

Former Southern Utah Thunderbirds

Brock Miller – Kicker – New Jersey Generals (2-1)

Miller punted the ball twice with an average of 40.5 yards per kick in New Jersey’s 24-16 win over the Philadelphia Stars on Sunday, May 1.

Next Game: @ Pittsburgh Maulers on Saturday, May 7 at 12:30 p.m. (MDT) on Peacock

Marquez TuckerOffensive LineBirmingham Stallions (3-0)

Tucker and the Stallions beat the New Orleans Breakers, 22-13, on Saturday, April 30.

Next Game: vs. Tampa Bay Bandits on Saturday, May 7 at 5 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Former High School Standouts

Gabriel Sewell Jr. (Desert Hills)– Linebacker – Philadelphia Stars (1-2)

Sewell had five total tackles, three solo tackles, and one pass breakup in Philadelphia’s 24-16 loss to the New Jersey Generals on Sunday, May 1.

Next Game: @ Michigan Panthers on Friday, May 6 at 8 p.m. (MDT) on FS1

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

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