New Jersey Generals

New Jersey Generals

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New Jersey Generals 1983-85

The New Jersey Generals were a professional American football team that played in the United States Football League (USFL) from 1983 to 1985. The team was originally owned by businessman J. Walter Duncan and played their home games at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

The Generals were known for their high-powered offense led by quarterback Doug Flutie, who joined the team in 1985. The team also had notable players such as Herschel Walker, who played for the Generals from 1983 to 1985, and Jim Kelly, who played for the team in 1984 before leaving to play for the Buffalo Bills in the NFL.

Despite having some success on the field, the USFL folded after the 1985 season and the Generals disbanded along with the rest of the league.

New Jersey Generals 2022

USFL restarted in the year 2022 again and the league has 8 teams competing for a championship. USFL is now owned by National Spring Football League Enterprises. Among those 8 teams are the New Jersey Generals (one of the original eight clubs), a professional American football team based in New Jersey. The Generals are a member club of the North division of the United States Football League (USFL). The team plays its home games at The Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio. The Pittsburgh Maulers and the team share the stadium.

They are now the squad with KaVontae Turpin, the winner of the Most Valuable Player (MVP) title (2022).

Location, Stadium, and Team Colors

The New Jersey Generals are based out of East Rutherford, New Jersey, and played their home games at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio.

Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium

Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium is a football stadium located in Canton, Ohio, United States. The stadium is named after Tom Benson, the late owner of the New Orleans Saints and the New Orleans Pelicans. It is part of the Pro Football Hall of Fame complex, which includes the Hall of Fame museum, and it hosts the annual Hall of Fame Game, as well as the enshrinement ceremony for new inductees into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

The stadium has a seating capacity of 23,000 and features a state-of-the-art video board, luxury suites, and other amenities. It has undergone significant renovations and upgrades over the years, including the installation of FieldTurf in 2016.

In addition to hosting football games, the stadium is also used for other events such as concerts, high school football games, and community events.

The team colors for the New Jersey Generals are scarlet red, white, royal blue, gold, and brown.

New Jersey Generals Roster 2023

Calvin Ashley #71T24Florida A&M
Isaiah Battle #0T30Clemson
Braedon Bowman #80TE29South Alabama
Woody Brandom #88TE26Sam Houston State
Kingston Davis #29RB25Miles (AL)
Cam Echols-Luper #18WR27Western Kentucky
Marcus Green #0WR26Louisiana-Monroe
Brandon Haskin #76OL33Tennessee State
Evan Heim #69C26Minnesota State-Mankato
De'Andre Johnson #1QB27Texas Southern
Jahmir Johnson #0T25Texas A&M
Charles Jones #0TE26Tulane
Jake Lacina #68OL26Augustana (SD)
Kyle Lauletta #11QB28Richmond
Landon Lenoir #23WR24Southern Illinois
Alonzo Moore #13WR30Nebraska
Robert Myers #70OL31Tennessee State
Warren Newman #0WR23Jackson State
Chibueze Nwanna #0OL24Charlotte
De'Morney Pierson-El #0WR27Nebraska
Chris Platt Jr. #0WR-Baylor
Terry Poole #72T31San Diego State
Dakota Prukop #0QB29Oregon
Randy Satterfield #81WR27Lyon College (AR)
Wes Saxton Jr. #17TE29South Alabama
Darrell Stewart Jr. #0WR26Michigan State
Darius Victor #27RB29Towson
Trey Williams #3RB30Texas A&M
Saige Young #0OL-Vanderbilt
Dravon Askew-Henry #7S27West Virginia
Mike Bell Jr. #12S25Fresno State
Jalen Choice #50LB25Jacksonville State
Blake Countess #0CB29Auburn
DJ Daniel #20CB24Georgia
Meiko Dotson #0CB25Florida State
Trae Elston #21CB29Ole Miss
Willie Eubanks III #0LB24The Citadel
Paris Ford #24S24Pittsburgh
Kolin Hill #55LB26Texas Tech
D'Juan Hines #4LB28Houston
Toby Johnson #90DL31Georgia
Marcus Lewis #1CB26Maryland
Shalom Luani #25S28Washington State
Hercules Mata'afa #93DE27Washington State
Chris Orr #45LB25Wisconsin
Jermaine Ponder #0DB28St. Francis (PA)
Kenneth Randall #0DT27Charleston (WV)
Tyshun Render #99DE25Middle Tennessee State
Michael Sam #0CB26Louisiana Tech
Deyon Sizer #95DL26CSU Pueblo
Kevin Thurmon Jr. #0DT26Arkansas State
Tyrone Truesdell #0DT23Florida
Christian Tutt #22CB23Auburn
Bryan Wright #0LB27Cincinnati
Bryson Young #56LB24Oregon
Brock Miller #19P32Southern Utah
Jordan Ober #0LS26Nebraska
Nick Sciba #0K23Wake Forest

New Jersey Generals Coaching Staff

Billy DevaneyGeneral Manager
Mike RileyHead Coach
Steven SmithAssistant Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator/Offensive Line
Zerick Rollins Jr.Quarterbacks/Wide Receivers
Jay LoceyRunning Back, Tight Ends, Assistant Special Teams
Ted CottrellDefensive Coordinator/Linebackers
Dezmon WalkerDefensive Line/Assistant special teams
Antonio BanksSecondary/Assistant Special teams
Sheldon DawsonAssistant secondary/assistant special teams

Schedule and results

Saturday Apr. 15, 2023at Birmingham Stallions Protective Stadium, Birmingham, AL7:30 pm ET FOX
Sunday Apr. 23, 2023at Pittsburgh Maulers Tom Benson HOF Stadium, Canton, OH1:00 pm ET NBC/Peacock
Sunday Apr. 30, 2023at Michigan Panthers Ford Field, Detroit, MI4:00 pm ET FOX
Sunday May. 7, 2023New Orleans Breakers Tom Benson HOF Stadium, Canton, OH3:00 pm ET NBC/Peacock
Sunday May. 14, 2023at Philadelphia Stars Ford Field, Detroit, MI12:00 pm ET NBC/Peacock
Sunday May. 21, 2023at Houston Gamblers Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium, Memphis, TN4:00 pm ET FOX
Sunday May. 28, 2023Michigan Panthers Tom Benson HOF Stadium, Canton, OH5:30 pm ET FS1
Sunday June. 4, 2023Memphis Showboats Tom Benson HOF Stadium, Canton, OH1:00 pm ET FOX
Sunday June. 11, 2023Philadelphia Stars Tom Benson HOF Stadium, Canton, OH7:00 pm ET FOX
Saturday June. 17, 2023Pittsburgh Maulers Tom Benson HOF Stadium, Canton, OH1:00 pm ET USA/Peacock

Who are the New Jersey Generals' Top Players?

These are the top players for the generals

  • De’andre Johnson - QB

  • Terry Poole - OL

  • Shalom Luani- S

  • Trey William - RB

  • Darius Victor - RB

  • Toby Johnson - DT

Mike Riley is considered to be one of the best coaches in the league, after producing a USFL MVP 2022, KaVontae Turpin and winning the COTY (coach of the year) himself.

With some key players and rising stars returning, Riley's Generals will start training camp as one of the favorites to compete for the USFL championship in Year 2.

All-USFL rushing back and Offensive Player of the Year Victor, running back Williams, and quarterback Johnson, completed a 2022 offense that efficiently ran the ball well throughout the whole season.

New Jersey has every right to believe that they are in a good position to pursue the first championship for the organization with safety Luani back to head the General defense.

What is the New Jersey Generals' Win-Loss Record?

So far the Generals season has yet to start and will commence on April 15, 2023. They play an away game against the Birmingham Stallions to begin the season.

Last season, The Generals finished 1st with a record of 9 wins and 1 loss. They fell in the playoffs against Philadelphia Stars, 19-14, which also snapped their 9-game winning streak.

Where can I watch New Jersey Generals games?

Fans can watch the games on Fox, NBC, and Peacock Channels. The timings are given in the “Schedule” table.

Who is the owner of New Jersey Generals?

Former U.S President, Donald Trump was the owner of the Generals in 1983 but later was sold to an Oklahoma businessman, J. Walter Duncan.

Since the restart in 2022, National Spring Football League Enterprises Co, LLC, (Fox Sports) owns the USFL team.

How much did the New Jersey Generals Cost to Purchase?

There is no information about how much the team may cost individually as USFL teams do not have an individual owner. Instead, FOX Sports is the owner of the entire league with a $150 Million investment to restart and run the league again. Sources also say that FOX is trying to find investors from the outside.


A. National Spring Football League Enterprises Co, LLC, (Fox Sports)
A. Darius Vito Victor (born March 6, 1994) is a Liberian gridiron football running back for the New Jersey Generals of the United States Football League (USFL).
A. Trump expressed interest in being the owner of that franchise, but after some discussions, he declined, and instead the franchise, called the New Jersey Generals, came under the ownership of Oklahoma businessman J.
A. 9–1 The 2022 New Jersey Generals season was the first season for the New Jersey Generals as a professional American football franchise.
A. Michael Joseph Riley (born July 6, 1953) is an American football coach who is the head coach and general manager of the New Jersey Generals of the United States Football League (USFL).
A. Their home ground is the Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium