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Birmingham Stallions Edge Out New Orleans Breakers 24-20 in a Tight Contest

Stallions Outrun Breakers

In a nail-biting clash, the Birmingham Stallions successfully held off the New Orleans Breakers to secure a 24-20 victory. The Stallions showcased a robust offensive front, which proved crucial in their narrow triumph. This win takes them to a 5-2 record in the USFL standings, strengthening their position as serious contenders.



Birmingham Stallions’ Performance

The Stallions rode their luck in the first half, courtesy of Alex McGough, the team’s quarterback. McGough completed 16 of his 23 pass attempts, amassing 176 yards and a touchdown. He also showed prowess on the ground, rushing seven times for 22 yards and scoring a critical touchdown.

Not to be overshadowed, RB CJ Marable added considerable yardage to the Stallions’ total, with 86 yards from 17 attempts. TE Jace Sternberger also contributed significantly, making two catches for 28 yards, including an important touchdown.

On defense, the Stallions were solid. Quentin Poling had a standout performance, recording two sacks and six tackles. JoJo Tillery stood out as well, contributing with an interception and three tackles.

New Orleans Breakers’ Performance

Despite the loss, the Breakers had some commendable individual performances. QB McLeod Bethel-Thompson demonstrated a significant effort, completing 24 of his 42 pass attempts for a total of 279 yards. However, he threw an interception that would prove costly in such a closely contested match.

RB Wes Hills proved instrumental in the ground game, racking up 77 yards on 20 attempts. The receiving corps was led by Johnnie Dixon and Jonathan Adams, who recorded 97 and 88 yards respectively.

The Breakers’ defense did their best to halt the Stallions. Quentin Poling was in excellent form, tallying two sacks and six tackles. JoJo Tillery also made his presence felt with an interception and three tackles.

Final Thoughts

Both teams displayed considerable skill and determination, but the Birmingham Stallions ultimately managed to maintain their lead, despite the New Orleans Breakers’ relentless effort. The Stallions continue to rise in the USFL rankings, and this victory solidifies their reputation as one of the league’s top teams. The Breakers will look to rebound in their next game, refining their strategy to avoid costly errors.

The Stallions’ next match will test their ability to maintain their winning momentum, while the Breakers will look to regroup and return stronger. As the USFL season continues, football fans can expect more thrilling games like this one.

USFL Box Score


# Player Position Pass. CMP Pass. ATT Pass. YDS Pass. TD Pass. INT Rush. ATT Rush. YDS Rush. TD Rec. Targets Rec. YDS Rec. Rec. TD
2Alex McGoughQB16231761072210000
11CJ MarableRB000001786075260
Ricky Person Jr.RB000001210000
12Jace SternbergerTE0000000042821
11La’Michael PettwayTE0000000021510
0Thaddeus MossTE0000000011010
16Adrian HardyWR0000000042130
13Davion DavisWR0000000022010
85Deon CainWR0000000011610
81Myron MitchellWR0000000021410
 Total 16231761025110223176161


# Player Position Pass. CMP Pass. ATT Pass. YDS Pass. TD Pass. INT Rush. ATT Rush. YDS Rush. TD Rec. Targets Rec. YDS Rec. Rec. TD
1McLeod Bethel-ThompsonQB2442279110000000
6Anthony JonesRB0000052301310
31Wes HillsRB000002077051130
13Sage SurrattTE0000000086450
12Eli StoveWR000001900000
2Johnnie DixonWR00000000129760
9Jonathan AdamsWR0000000088860
5Lee MorrisWR0000000051631
 Total 24422791126109039279241

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