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Former BYU Standout Makes Massive Plays During Week Six Of USFL Season

May 22, 2022, 6:00 PM
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Defensive lineman Tomasi Laulile #48 of the Brigham Young Cougars tries to deflect the pass of quarterback Matt Johns #15 of the Virginia Cavaliers during their game at LaVell Edwards Stadium on September 20, 2014 in Provo, Utah. (Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr/Getty Images )
(Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr/Getty Images )

SALT LAKE CITY – Here is how all of the players with ties to the state of Utah fared during the sixth week of the USFL season.

Former Utah Utes

Brian Allen – Cornerback – Birmingham Stallions (6-0)

Allen had nine total tackles, six solo tackles, and one pass breakup in Birmingham’s 33-17 win over the Michigan Panthers on Saturday, May 21.

Next Game:Β @ Pittsburgh Maulers on Sunday, May 29 at 12 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Hunter Thedford – Tight End – Pittsburgh Maulers (1-5)

Thedford and the Maulers suffered a 26-16 loss to the New Orleans Breakers on Sunday, May 22.

Next Game:Β vs. Birmingham Stallions on Sunday, May 29 at 12 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Former BYU Cougars

Tejan Koroma – Offensive Line – Michigan Panthers (1-5)

Koroma and the Panthers suffered a 33-17 loss to the Birmingham Stallions on Saturday, May 21.

Next Game:Β vs. New Orleans Breakers on Saturday, May 28 at 7 p.m. (MDT) on FS1

Tomasi Laulile – Defensive Tackle – Houston Gamblers (1-5)

Laulile had one tackle, two fumble recoveries, and a touchdown in Houston’s 26-25 loss to the New Jersey Generals on Sunday, May 22.

Next Game:Β vs. Philadelphia Stars on Sunday, May 29 at 4 p.m. (MDT) on Peacock

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

Dawe had two tackles and 0.5 sacks in Tampa Bay’s 35-28 loss to the Philadelphia Stars on Saturday, May 21.

Next Game:Β vs. New Jersey Generals on Saturday, May 28 at 10 a.m. (MDT) on USA

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

Kaufusi and the Bandits suffered a 35-28 loss to the Philadelphia Stars on Saturday, May 21.

Next Game:Β vs. New Jersey Generals on Saturday, May 28 at 10 a.m. (MDT) on USA

Former Utah State Aggies

Adewale Adeoye – Defensive End – Michigan Panthers (1-5)

Adeoye had one tackle, one sack, and one tackle for loss in Michigan’s 33-17 loss to the Birmingham Stallions on Saturday, May 21.

Next Game:Β vs. New Orleans Breakers on Saturday, May 28 at 7 p.m. (MDT) on FS1

Former Weber State Wildcats

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

Rodriguez had six total tackles, five solo tackles, one sack, and one tackle for loss in Philadelphia’s 35-28 win over the Tampa Bay Bandits on Saturday, May 21.

Next Game:Β @ Houston Gamblers on Sunday, May 29 at 4 p.m. (MDT) on Peacock

Former Southern Utah Thunderbirds

Brock Miller – Kicker – New Jersey Generals (5-1)

Miller punted the ball three times with an average of 41.0 yards per kick in New Jersey’s 26-25 win over the Houston Gamblers on Sunday, May 22.

Next Game:Β @ Tampa Bay Bandits on Saturday, May 28 at 10 a.m. (MDT) on USA

Marquez Tucker – Offensive Line – Birmingham Stallions (6-0)

Tucker and the Stallions remained undefeated with a 33-17 win over the Michigan Panthers on Saturday, May 21.

Next Game:Β @ Pittsburgh Maulers on Sunday, May 29 at 12 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Former High School Standouts

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

Sewell had eight total tackles and two solo tackles in Philadelphia’s 35-28 win over the Tampa Bay Bandits on Saturday, May 21.

Next Game:Β @ Houston Gamblers on Sunday, May 29 at 4 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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