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Michigan Panthers Edge Out New Jersey Generals in Tightly Contested USFL Match, 25-22

Michigan Panthers’ Performance

The Michigan Panthers clinched a narrow victory over the New Jersey Generals in a thrilling match, finishing 25-22. A robust offensive effort saw the Panthers claw back from a sluggish first quarter. Quarterback Josh Love turned the game around with a stunning performance of 264 passing yards, three touchdowns, and no interceptions.



Reggie Corbin was the workhorse of the ground game for the Panthers, carrying the ball 20 times for 78 yards. Although he didn’t find the end zone, he provided a consistent option for the offense, churning out yardage and keeping drives alive.

The receiving core was led by Joe Walker, who hauled in 5 receptions for 121 yards and a touchdown. His longest reception was 68 yards, showing his big-play capability. Tight End Cole Hikutini also contributed with a touchdown, adding 23 yards on his sole catch.

Kicker Cole Murphy had a perfect game with one field goal, contributing to the Panthers’ narrow victory.

On the defensive end, the Panthers’ performance was spearheaded by safety Kai Nacua who led the team with seven tackles. Linebacker Frank Ginda also contributed six tackles, while Levi Bell added a sack to the defensive tally.

New Jersey Generals’ Performance

Despite the loss, the New Jersey Generals showcased notable efforts from their offense. Quarterback Kyle Lauletta led the aerial attack with 112 passing yards and two touchdowns. De’Andre Johnson also chipped in with 89 passing yards and a touchdown of his own.

Darius Victor led the rushing game with eight attempts, running for 52 yards, and also made contributions in the passing game, securing four receptions for 29 yards and a touchdown.

Wide Receiver Alonzo Moore had an impressive game with six receptions for 63 yards and two touchdowns. Cam Echols-Luper also played his part, catching two passes for 43 yards.

On defense, Kai Nacua mirrored his Panthers’ counterpart with seven tackles. Linebacker Frank Ginda was the standout performer with six tackles. Although the Generals’ defense couldn’t come up with any interceptions or sacks, their consistent tackling was a bright spot in the loss.

The Generals’ kicker, Nick Sciba, contributed to the team’s score with one successful field goal.


Following this closely contested match, the Michigan Panthers improved their record to 3-4, while the New Jersey Generals fell to 2-5. Both teams will aim to carry lessons from this high-intensity game into their upcoming fixtures.

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
12Josh LoveQB1629264305300000
3Reggie CorbinRB000002078052230
2Stevie Scott IIIRB0000051300000
80Cole HikutiniTE0000000012311
85Marcus BaughTE0000000033020
8Joe WalkerWR00000000912151
Kaden DavisWR0000000021720
9Marcus SimmsWR000000002910
18Trey QuinnWR11190000076131
 Total 1730283303094029283173


# 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
1De’Andre JohnsonQB91489104900000
11Kyle LaulettaQB916112200000000
27Darius VictorRB00000852042941
3Trey WilliamsRB000003400000
80Braedon BowmanTE000000003710
17Wes Saxton Jr.TE000000001610
88Woody BrandomTE000000001110
13Alonzo MooreWR0000000086362
Arthur Jackson-0000000052520
18Cam Echols-LuperWR0000000044320
14Marcus GreenWR0000000032710
15Warren NewmanWR000001-500000
 Total 1830201301660029201183

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