Case Cookus QB Stars
Case Cookus played an essential role in the Philadelphia Stars’ remarkable run to the USFL championship game. He threw 12 touchdown passes and 1,334 yards during the season, cementing himself as one of the team’s key contributors.
Cookus, 28, had previously spent two years bouncing between the NFL and CFL before signing with the Stars last year. This season he’s been part of Los Angeles Rams’ practice squad but has yet to appear in an NFL game.
J’Mar Smith QB Stallions
Last season, J’Mar Smith led his team to a USFL championship and is determined to duplicate that success this year for head coach Skip Holtz.
The Stallions are 9-1 and in the lead of their league going into Sunday evening’s USFL championship game against Philadelphia Stars at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio. While they face a formidable opponent, they must play mistake-free football if they hope to come out on top.
Former Louisiana Tech quarterback J’Mar Smith is dominating the USFL with his impressive passing statistics this season, passing for 1,763 yards and 11 touchdowns to six interceptions.
Darius Victor RB Generals
The Generals will enter training camp this season as the favorites to make a USFL championship run. Led by young offensive lineman Darius Victor – the USFL’s Offensive Player of the Year and All-USFL running back – and an impressive group of returning players under head coach Mike Riley, these Generals should be in good shape heading into this season’s action and team you should consider when making your USFL sports picks against the spread.
Victor is a big and bruising runner with an explosive touch between the tackles. He fits Jordan Howard’s mold as a power back in an elite offensive line rotation, though he may not be an impact player or have much impact on the game, Victor is still capable of carrying the load when running and creating separation up front.
KaVontae Turpin WR Generals
Turpin’s 4.3 speed and big-play ability have helped the 9-1 Generals produce the USFL’s top offensive attack. He’s rushed for 124 yards on 19 carries this season, but his shifty style of play makes him a threat from anywhere on the field.
He’s an impressive kick returner. While at TCU, he recorded six returns for touchdowns and averaged 14.3 yards per punt return and 28 yards per kickoff return.
Last summer, the Dallas Cowboys signed him as a free agent. His impressive camp performance and impressive speed have already made an impression on the coaches. With such potential, he looks set for great things in the future.