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Former Utah, SUU Standouts Help USFL Team Remain Undefeated

May 15, 2022, 5:16 PM
Brian Allen - Birmingham Stallions - USFL...
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 – Former players from the University of Utah and Southern Utah helped their team remain undefeated through the fifth week of the 2022 USFL season.

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

Former Utah Utes

Brian Allen – Cornerback – Birmingham Stallions (5-0)

Allen had three tackles in Birmingham’s 30-17 win over the Philadelphia Stars on Sunday, May 15.

Next Game:Β vs. Michigan Panthers on Saturday, May 21 at 5:30 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

Hunter Thedford – Tight End – Pittsburgh Maulers (1-4)

Thedford and the Maulers beat the Houston Gamblers, 21-20, on Sunday, May 15.

Next Game:Β @ New Orleans Breakers on Sunday, May 22 at 10 a.m. (MDT) on FS1

Former BYU Cougars

Tejan Koroma – Offensive Line – Michigan Panthers (1-4)

Koroma and the Panthers suffered a 27-20 loss to the Tampa Bay Bandits on Friday, May 13.

Next Game:Β @ Birmingham Stallions on Saturday, May 21 at 5:30 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

Tomasi Laulile – Defensive Tackle – Houston Gamblers (1-4)

Laulile had one tackle, one tackle for loss, and a pass breakup in Houston’s 21-20 loss to the Pittsburgh Maulers on Sunday, May 15.

Next Game:Β @ New Jersey Generals on Sunday, May 22 at 2 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Zac Dawe – Defensive End – Tampa Bay Bandits (3-2)

Dawe and the Bandits beat the Michigan Panthers, 27-20, on Friday, May 13.

Next Game:Β @ Philadelphia Stars on Saturday, May 21 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

Corbin Kaufusi – Tackle – Tampa Bay Bandits (3-2)

Kaufusi and the Bandits beat the Michigan Panthers, 27-20, on Friday, May 13.

Next Game:Β @ Philadelphia Stars on Saturday, May 21 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

Former Utah State Aggies

Adewale Adeoye – Defensive End – Michigan Panthers (1-4)

Adeoye and the Panthers suffered a 27-20 loss to the Tampa Bay Bandits on Friday, May 13.

Next Game:Β @ Birmingham Stallions on Saturday, May 21 at 5:30 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

Former Weber State Wildcats

Adam Rodriguez – Defensive End – Philadelphia Stars (2-3)

Rodriguez had six total tackles and three solo tackles in Philadelphia’s 30-17 loss to the Birmingham Stallions on Sunday, May 15.

Next Game:Β vs. Tampa Bay Bandits on Saturday, May 21 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

Former Southern Utah Thunderbirds

Brock Miller – Kicker – New Jersey Generals (4-1)

Miller punted the ball four times with an average of 51.0 yards per kick in New Jersey’s 27-17 win over the New Orleans Breakers on Saturday, May 14.

Next Game:Β vs. Houston Gamblers on Sunday, May 22 at 2 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Marquez Tucker – Offensive Line – Birmingham Stallions (5-0)

Tucker and the Stallions beat the Philadelphia Stars, 30-17, on Sunday, May 15.

Next Game:Β vs. Michigan Panthers on Saturday, May 21 at 5:30 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

Former High School Standouts

Gabriel Sewell Jr. (Desert Hills)– Linebacker – Philadelphia Stars (2-3)

Sewell had one tackle in Philadelphia’s 30-17 loss to the Birmingham Stallions on Sunday, May 15.

Next Game:Β vs. Tampa Bay Bandits on Saturday, May 21 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

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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