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USFL roundup: Generals edge Stars to finish season 9-1

Field Level Media
19 Jun 2022, 12:55 GMT+10

Trey Williams ran for 114 yards on 11 carries and a Shalom Luani's interception with 1:09 to play clinched a 26-23 win for the New Jersey Generals over the Philadelphia Stars, locking up a 9-1 regular season finish for the Generals.

Williams busted loose for a 61-yard touchdown scamper just over a minute into the game, and after a Philadelphia field goal, the Generals added to their lead on Luis Perez's 16-yard scoring toss to to Alonzo Moore to make it 14-3.

The Stars (6-4) gained the lead at 17-14 early in the third quarter Case Cookus 19-yard touchdown pass to to Chris Rowland, and later rallied down 26-17 to pull within three on a 15-yard touchdown run by Matt Colburn II. But Luani wrapped up the win by grabbing Cookus' errant pass on second down inside his own 10.

Stallions 21, Bandits 18

Alex McGough threw for 183 yards and a touchdown and rushed for another score to lead Birmingham to the win over Tampa Bay and a 9-1 record.

The Stallions stopped a 3-point attempt after the Bandits scored a touchdown with 7:26 left in the fourth quarter.

Jordan Ta'amu threw for 225 yards and two touchdowns against one interception for the Bandits, who fell to 4-6. Ta'amu led the team in rushing with 22 yards.

--Field Level Media

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