Birmingham Stallions best New Orleans Breakers for berth in USFL title game

USFL Playoffs - New Orleans Breakers v Birmingham Stallions
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The Birmingham Stallions left town for the first time on Saturday night, after playing all 10 regular-season games in the town for which they’re named. And they managed to win their first ever game in Canton, Ohio.

The Stallions beat the New Orleans Breakers, 31-17, in the second of two semifinal contests.

Quarterback J’Mar Smith completed 17 of 27 passes for 190 yards and a touchdown. He rushed for 48 yards and a touchdown, on seven attempts.

The game was in doubt until the Stallions scored a late touchdown to extend the lead to 14. After scoring the first touchdown of the game, New Orleans led 7-0. The game was tied at 14 in the first half.

For the Breakers, quarterback Kyle Sloter completed 22 of 40 passes for 327 yards, a touchdown, and an interception. Tight end Sal Canella caught 12 passes for 154 yards.

The Stallions face the Philadelphia Stars next Sunday, July 3, at 7:30 p.m. ET.

1 responses to “Birmingham Stallions best New Orleans Breakers for berth in USFL title game

  1. The Stars ⭐️ are always in the Championship game. It’s been this way for nearly 40 years. It’s an unprecedented championship run.

    Year Champion Score Runner‑Up
    1983 Michigan Panthers 24 ‑ 22 Philadelphia Stars
    1984 Philadelphia Stars 23 ‑ 3 Arizona Wranglers
    1985 Baltimore Stars 28 ‑ 24 Oakland Invaders

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