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Former BYU DT, Gamblers Hand Stallions First Loss Of USFL Season

Jun 13, 2022, 9:22 AM
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Jim Kelly#12, Quarterback for the Houston Gamblers talks to his offensive line during the USFL United States Football League Western Conference game against the Los Angeles Express on 24th February 1985 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, California, United States. The Houston Gamblers won the game 34 - 33. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Allsport/Getty Images)
(Photo by Stephen Dunn/Allsport/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – Former BYU defensive lineman Tomasi Laulile and the Houston Gamblers gave the Birmingham Stallions their first loss of the 2022 USFL season.

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

Former Utah Utes

Brian Allen – Cornerback – Birmingham Stallions (8-1)

Allen had one tackle in Birmingham’s 17-15 loss to the Houston Gamblers on Saturday, June 11.

Next Game:Β @ Tampa Bay Bandits on Saturday, June 18 at 2 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Hunter Thedford – Tight End – Pittsburgh Maulers (1-8)

Thedford had three catches for 50 yards in Pittsburgh’s 17-16 loss to the Philadelphia Stars on Sunday, June 12.

Next Game:Β vs. Michigan Panthers on Sunday, June 19 at 10 a.m. (MDT) on USA

Former BYU Cougars

Tejan Koroma – Offensive Line – Michigan Panthers (1-8)

Koroma and the Panthers suffered a 25-23 loss to the New Jersey Generals on Saturday, June 11.

Next Game:Β @ Pittsburgh Maulers on Sunday, June 19 at 10 a.m. (MDT) on USA

Tomasi Laulile – Defensive Tackle – Houston Gamblers (2-7)

Laulile had one tackle in Houston’s 17-15 win over the Birmingham Stallions on Saturday, June 11.

Next Game:Β vs. New Orleans Breakers on Sunday, June 19 at 6:30 p.m. (MDT) on FS1

Zac Dawe – Defensive End – Tampa Bay Bandits (4-5)

Dawe had three total tackles and two solo tackles in Tampa Bay’s 17-6 loss to the New Orleans Breakers on Sunday, June 12.

Next Game:Β vs. Birmingham Stallions on Saturday, June 18 at 2 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Corbin Kaufusi – Tackle – Tampa Bay Bandits (4-5)

Kaufusi and the Bandits suffered a 17-6 loss to the New Orleans Breakers on Sunday, June 12.

Next Game:Β vs. Birmingham Stallions on Saturday, June 18 at 2 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Former Utah State Aggies

Adewale Adeoye – Defensive End – Michigan Panthers (1-8)

Adeoye and the Panthers suffered a 25-23 loss to the New Jersey Generals on Saturday, June 11.

Next Game:Β @ Pittsburgh Maulers on Sunday, June 19 at 10 a.m. (MDT) on USA

Former Weber State Wildcats

Adam Rodriguez – Defensive End – Philadelphia Stars (6-3)

Rodriguez had two total tackles, one solo tackle, and a sack in Philadelphia’s 17-16 win over the Pittsburgh Maulers on Sunday, June 12.

Next Game:Β @ New Jersey Generals on Saturday, June 18 at 10 a.m. (MDT) on USA

Former Southern Utah Thunderbirds

Brock Miller – Kicker – New Jersey Generals (8-1)

Miller punted three times with an average of 48.3 yards per kick in New Jersey’s 25-23 win over the Michigan Panthers on Saturday, June 11.

Next Game:Β vs. Philadelphia Stars on Saturday, June 18 at 10 a.m. (MDT) on USA

Marquez Tucker – Offensive Line – Birmingham Stallions (8-1)

Tucker and the Stallions suffered aΒ 17-15 loss to the Houston Gamblers on Saturday, June 11.

Next Game:Β @ Tampa Bay Bandits on Saturday, June 18 at 2 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Former High School Standouts

Gabriel Sewell Jr. (Desert Hills)– Linebacker – Philadelphia Stars (6-3)

Sewell had five total tackles and one solo tackle in Philadelphia’s 17-16 win over the Pittsburgh Maulers on Sunday, June 12.

Next Game:Β @ New Jersey Generals on Saturday, June 18 at 10 a.m. (MDT) on USA

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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