USFL

Four Local Players Advance To 2022 USFL Championship Game

Jun 26, 2022, 10:13 AM | Updated: Feb 25, 2023, 6:20 pm

Brian Allen - Birmingham Stallions - USFL...

Birmingham Stallions cornerback Brian Allen (29) breaks up a pass intended for New Jersey Generals wide receiver KaVontae Turpin (5) during the inaugural USFL game between the New Jersey Generals and Birmingham Stallions on April 16, 2022, at Protective Stadium in Birmingham, AL. (Photo by Michael Wade/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

(Photo by Michael Wade/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – Four local players helped their teams advance in the postseason and will play for the 2022 USFL Championship.

Here is how all the players with ties to the state of Utah fared during the semifinal round of the USFL playoffs.

Former Utah Utes

Brian Allen – Cornerback – Birmingham Stallions

Allen had two total tackles and one solo tackle in Birmingham’s 31-17 win over the New Orleans Breakers in the semifinals on Saturday, June 25.

Next Game: USFL Championship Game vs. Philadelphia Stars on Sunday, July 3 at 5:30 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Former Weber State Wildcats

Adam RodriguezDefensive EndPhiladelphia Stars

Rodriguez had two total tackles, one solo tackle, one sack, and one tackle for loss in Philadelphia’s 19-14 win over the New Jersey Generals in the semifinals on Saturday, June 25.

Next Game: USFL Championship Game vs. Birmingham Stallions on Sunday, July 3 at 5:30 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Former Southern Utah Thunderbirds

Brock Miller – Kicker – New Jersey Generals

Miller punted the ball four times with an average of 46.5 yards per kick in New Jersey’s 19-14 loss to the Philadelphia Stars in the semifinals on Saturday, June 25.

Next Game: None

Marquez TuckerOffensive LineBirmingham Stallions

Tucker and the Stallions beat the New Orleans Breakers, 31-17, in the semifinals on Saturday, June 25.

Next Game: USFL Championship Game vs. Philadelphia Stars on Sunday, July 3 at 5:30 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Former High School Standouts

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

Sewell had seven total tackles and two solo tackles in Philadelphia’s 19-14 win over the New Jersey Generals in the semifinals on Saturday, June 25.

Next Game: USFL Championship Game vs. Birmingham Stallions on Sunday, July 3 at 5:30 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

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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