Eric D. By Williams
Fox Sports NFL Writer
Birmingham, came. , Darius Victor Box owner.
Running back bowling ball is called end zone.
“I call myself a box-boy CEO,” Victor joked. “Nothing matters more than a box. It’s my job.”
Following in the footsteps of injured Victor, the New Jersey Generals threatened the Pittsburgh Mullers for their seventh consecutive win of the year – a 29-18 victory over legendary Legion Field on Friday.
Week 8. The generals crossed the molar inside
Darius Victor ran for 87 yards and three touchdowns in Week 8 as the New Jersey Generals beat Pittsburgh Moullers 29-18.
Victor made a total of 87 rushing yards and a season-high three rushing touchdowns, bringing his league-leading total of nine rushing yards to the season. It was the third race of the season in which Victor ran for at least two touchdowns in a game.
Trey Williams added 66 rushing yards on 12 carries.
New Jersey receiver Cavonte Turpin continued to show his explosive playing ability, catching a shallow cross in the middle and running for 24 yards for his fourth touchdown of the season.
Austin Jones added a 50-yard field goal.
With this victory, the Generals improved to 7-1 as the top team in the North Division, while Pittsburgh slipped 1-7 and dropped out of the playoffs.
This was the Generals’ second win of the season over Pittsburgh, beating Mलllers 21-13 in the 4th week.
Darius Victor leaves for three touchdowns
Darius Victor ran for 87 yards and three touchdowns in a 29-18 victory over the New Jersey Generals’ Pittsburgh Mullers.
The Generals quickly took control of the game, covering 46 yards on five plays capped by Victor’s 2-yard run in the middle of Pittsburgh’s defense.
New Jersey’s opening touchdown was set by Cam Ecoles-Looper with a big return, and an unnecessary 15-yard penalty on Mouller helped push him out of bounds.
M मौllers responded with his own touchdown, with fresh opener quarterback Roland Rivers leading the 5-yard run, completing 3-4-3 for 35 yards on his team’s opening drive.
However, the Generals responded to a second scoring drive, this time by a 7-yard touchdown run by Victor and never backed down.
Battle of Harlan Hill Trophy winners
For the first time in professional sports, the two quarterbacks who won the Harlan Hill Trophy – the best player in Division II football – played on the field.
New Jersey quarterback Luis Perez won the award as a senior at Texas A&M Commerce in 2017, while Rivers won the award in 2019 in his final season at Slippery Rock.
Rivers started the first game of the season in place of Wade Lee, helping the Mलllers to their only win of the season in the 5th week.
Perez played well for the third week in a row, finishing 18-24 for 220 yards and a score in the season.
Rivers had his moments, but he wasn’t as efficient, completing 18 of 38 passes for 218 yards with touchdown passes and interception.
New Jersey head coach Mike Riley said of the two signal-collars, “You usually watch pro football and these players come everywhere.” “So, this is not at all surprising to me. Secondly, there is a common denominator among the people who have won the game, especially in that case. It should be considered that those people have made plays to win the championship. Such a high level.”
Riley returns to Legion Field
Competing as a defensive back for the University of Alabama from 1971 to 1974, Riley had the opportunity to coach in the same field, having played for the famous head coach Paul “Bayer” Bryant.
Riley came as a left-arm quarterback but went to the defensive side of the ball.
“I was joking with those kids that I saw my locker there, which isn’t true,” Riley joked. “I love the history of football and it was special when we played here. He signed out there, ‘The Football Capital of the South.’ And it really was. That’s where all the big games were.
“We played Auburn here. We played Tennessee here. We played LSU here. And just traveling from Tuscaloosa was a big deal. It’s very organized and I’m glad we got here and won. ”
Rameez Ahmed Nails 61-yards
One of the brightest places for Pittsburgh this season is placekicker Ramiz Ahmed.
Nevada Product scored a USFL-record 61-yard field goal, topping the third quarter with 4:01, giving New Jersey a 23-10 lead.
Muller’s Rameez Ahmed hit a 61-yard FG. Practiced
Pittsburgh Mullers kicker Ramiz Ahmed set a USFL record in Week 8 against New Jersey with a 61-yard field goal.
Ahmed hit 58-yards last week and is 6-3-6 ahead of 50 yards this season. Ahmed Pittsburgh is the best scoring option for the offense, averaging a league-low of 13 points in Friday’s game.
Pittsburgh head coach Kirby Wilson said: “He is very committed to what he does. “He is a real professional, the way he works. There was not a single member of this football team who was not very happy and happy for him. ”
Mauler converts the first to the fourth and 12 optional kickoffs
With just six minutes left and 11 points behind, Mलllers decided to use the USFL’s alternative kickoff for the first time this season.
Under the new rules, teams can go fourth and -12 instead of kicking off their 33-yard line. If they play, they get a chance to take the ball. If they are not converted, the opposing team moves the ball to the 33-yard line.
On the way to the 17-yard reception, Mowlers adapted the play as Rivers discovered Jalen McCluskey.
“We were looking for specific coverage based on our employees,” Wilson said. “And when we all saw it, as an employee we said we would have a chance to make it, it just depends on whether the safety is right or not, he reads it right and plays a role of acceptor.” And all three had that element. ”
However, Ahmed missed a 49-yard field goal after eight games and Mलरller was unable to take advantage of the game.
Eric D. Williams has been reporting on the NFL for more than a decade, including the Los Angeles Rams for Sports Illustrated, the Los Angeles Chargers for ESPN and the Seattle Seahawks for the Tacoma News Tribune. Follow him on twitter eric_d_williams,
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