Kickoff weekend for the 2022 United States Football League is finally here as the season opens up with a New Jersey Generals vs Birmingham Stallions matchup this Saturday, April 16 at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock. See below for additional information on how to watch/live stream the game.
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The North Division’s New Jersey Generals are led by head coach Mike Riley, 68, a former defensive back for the University of Alabama (1971-1974) with over 40 seasons of head coaching experience at the pro and collegiate levels. Riley was the Chargers head coach from 1999-2001 where he finished with a 14-34 record. Additionally, he led the Winnipeg Blue Bombers to two CFL Grey Cup titles in 1987 and 1990.
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The South Division’s Birmingham Stallions are led by head coach Skip Holtz, 58, the son of former head coach Lou Holtz who is best known for his 11-season tenure at Notre Dame (1986-1996) and winning a national championship in 1988. Skip, who actually played a season under his father at Notre Dame as a walk-on (1986), is making his debut coaching at the professional level. He most recently spent the last nine seasons at Lousiana Tech (2013-2021) finishing with an overall record of 64-50.
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How to watch the New Jersey Generals vs Birmingham Stallions:
- When: Saturday, April 16 at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBC, Peacock, and FOX
- Where: Protective Stadium in Birmingham, Alabama
- Live Stream: NBC and Peacock
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