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Top 6 USFL Players with Best Chance to Make NFL Roster

The USFL has made tremendous progress in producing very talented players. However, this progress could face drawbacks at the end of the season as the league will likely lose the top six players to NFL. So, who are these top 6 players with best chance to make NFL Roster?

Top 6 USFL Players with Best Chance to Make NFL Roster

As things unfold, organizing the 2023 roster will likely come with many challenges because the season will see many talented players moving from USFL to NFL. The following are the top six players with the best chance of making an NFL roster come next season:

1. Case Cookus, QB, Stars

Case Cookus is the first player who is likely to make a move to the NFL. Though he could not make it to the first squad at the beginning of the season, Cookus was lucky to have a call to the first squad later, replacing Bryan Scott.

Cookus completed 63% of his passes for over 1334 yards, five interceptions and 12 touchdowns. With all these achievements, Cookers can potentially become a backup at the NFL.

  • Born: Oct 6, 1995,
  • Height: 6-4
  • Weight: 205 Pounds

2. Kyle Sloter, QB, Breakers

Kyle Sloter is one of the best-talented players with the set of any quarterback in the USFL. Though he only managed 11 interceptions and nine touchdowns due to football player injuries, he could still show his passing accuracy after recovery.

Sloter was named quarterback of the All-USFL offensive team, which gives him the upper hand in getting a chance to compete for a backup job in NFL camp.

  • Born: Feb 7 1994
  • Height: 6-5
  • Weight: 218 Pounds

3. J’Mar Smith, QB, Stallions

J’Mar Smith is one of the players with good mobility and can easily avoid turnovers. He has also managed to pass for 1,573 yards, 10 interceptions and six touchdowns.

Smith is seen as having the potential to become a developmental passer, which is why he should be able to get a chance at the NFL to enhance his capabilities.

  • Born: Sep 24, 1996
  • Height: 6-1
  • Weight: 288 Pounds

4. Darius Victor, RB, Generals

Darius Victor is among the players who have been the force behind the  Generals’ top ranking. He was able to rack up 577 rushing yards plus nine rushing touchdowns.

With his strength and height that favor him in the game, Victor has the potential to move to NFL to achieve more.

  • Born: March 6, 1994
  • Height: 5-8
  • Weight: 209 Pounds

5. KaVontae Turpin, WR, Generals

Turpin is an excellent playmaker a team could ever dream of. He was named the USFL  MVP and an All-USFL return man. His skills when holding the ball  gives him a chance to get a call in NFL.

  • Born: August 2, 1996
  • Height: 5-9
  • Weight: 153 Pounds

Maurice Alexander, WR/KR, Stars

Alexander is a quick player with the quick-cut ability required to find open lanes. The player averaged a league-high 31.5 yards per kick return plus 12.6 yards per punt return.

If allowed to play at the NFL, Alexander can greatly improve his skills and help the team achieve more.

  • Born: Jan 10, 1997
  • Height: 5-11
  • Weight: 180 Pounds


Moving from USFL to NFL is something every player would wish to enjoy. It ensures the players sharpen their skills and achieve personal goals. If you are a sports fanatic, it’s good to stay updated to know which player has moved from one league to the other.

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Mark is the founder and editor of USFL News Hub. The site was started in February of 2022. He is an expert on all things spring football related. Contact him directly by emailing

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