USFL HAS RISEN FROM THE GRAVE AFTER 39 YEARS WILL BE PLAYING THIS SPRING.
New United States Football League is set to play its inaugural season since the 1985 season of the previous incarnation of the league. The season will start on April 16, 2022, and finish the regular season on June 2022. They will have eight teams and have two divisions.
All games will be played entirely in Birmingham Alabama. They will use Protective Stadiums and Legion Field to host all games. They are using the 2020 NBA Bubble City format to isolate and protect players from getting Covid 19.
There will be eight original USFL teams be split into two divisions. North Division will have Michigan Panthers. New Jersey Generals, Philadelphia Stars, and Pittsburgh Maulers. South Division will have Tampa Bay Bandits, New Orleans Breakers, Houston Gamblers, and Birmingham Stallions.
They will play 10 games scheduled in total. The regular season starts April 16th, 2022, and finishes in June. It will play each team twice in their division and one game against each team in crossover division. The playoff will start at the beginning of July. The top two teams in the division will be in the playoff.
Fox Sports is the league’s official broadcast partner and it will share with 4 other networks for the right to televise. (FS1, NBC, Peacock, and USA network.
There will be similar coaches’ names on each team.
- Skip Holtz Birmingham Stallions
- Kevin Sumlin Houston Gamblers
- Larry Fedora New Orleans Breakers
- Todd Hanley Tampa Bay Bandits
- Jeff Fischer Michigan Panthers
- Mike Reily New Jersey Generals
- Bart Andrus Philadelphia Stars
- Kirby Wilson Pittsburg Maulers