USFL names 2022 league MVP, Offensive, and Defensive Player of the Year

Darius Victor named as 2022 USFL Offensive Player of the Year! Find out the other honorees here.
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The 2022 USFL Playoffs are set to begin this Saturday, June 25 at the Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio. The New Jersey Generals take on the Philadelphia Stars at 3:00 p.m. ET on Fox followed by a Birmingham Stallions vs New Orleans Breakers match-up at 8:00 p.m. ET on NBC. The winner of this weekend’s games will battle it out in the Championships on Sunday, July 3 at 7:30 p.m. ET on Fox.

The league selected four individuals to receive the top USFL awards ahead of the playoffs. Three of these awards, including the Coach of the Year, went to members of the North Division title-winning New Jersey Generals who have won their last nine straight games. See below for the full list of honorees and their awards. All three players were also named to the 2022 All-USFL team announced last week.

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2022 USFL MVP: WR KaVontae Turpin – New Jersey Generals

KaVontae Turpin, a native of Monroe, Louisiana, has been an integral part of the New Jersey Generals’ offense, leading the league in receiving yards during the regular season (540).

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2022 USFL Offensive Player of the Year: RB Darius Victor – New Jersey Generals

Darius Victor has been a wrecking ball for the Generals all season long, finishing the season with 10 touchdowns in 10 regular season games played.

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2022 USFL Defensive Player of the Year: DE Chris Odom – Houston Gamblers

Chris Odom led the league with 12.5 sacks on the season and helped the Houston Gamblers score a league-leading five defensive touchdowns.

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2022 USFL Coach of the Year: Mike Riley – New Jersey Generals


How to watch the 2022 USFL Playoffs:

Philadelphia Stars vs. New Jersey Generals:

  • When: Saturday, June 25 at 3:00 p.m. ET
  • Where: Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio
  • Watch: Fox

New Orleans Breakers vs Birmingham Stallions:

  • When: Saturday, June 25 at Β 8:00 p.m. ET
  • Where: Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio
  • Watch: NBC

Championship Game – Teams TBD:

  • When: Sunday, July 3 at 7:30 p.m. ET
  • Where: Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio
  • Watch: Fox

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