New Jersey Generals

About the New Jersey Generals, History, Players, and Staff

This post is about the New Jersey Generals, their formation, history, among others.

Highlights:

  • Created in 2021 and owned by the National Spring Football League Enterprises Co, LLC (Fox Sports)
  • Part of USFL’s North division
  • Headquartered in New Jersey, USA
  • Uses Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio as its home stadium

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Who are the New Jersey Generals?

The New Jersey Generals is a professional football team that competes in the United States Football League (USFL). Their headquarters is in New Jersey. They play their home games in Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium, Canton, Ohio.

Their official team colors are navy blue, white, scarlet red, and gold.

New Jersey Generals logo
New Jersey Generals logo

History

The New Jersey Generals was created in 2021 among eight other teams announced on The Herd with Colin Cowherd, a US-based sports talk radio show. Mike Riley, a former NFL, AAF, and NCAA football head coach, became their general manager and head manager on January 6, 2022. The team won the top seed in the North Division in 2022.

New Jersey Generals team colors
New Jersey Generals team colors

The New Jersey Generals hired a new general manager, Billy Devaney, on October 18, 2022.

Team Players

Quarterbacks

  • Eric Barriere (8)

Running Backs

  • Kingston Davis (29)
  • Jalen Holston
  • Darius Victor (27)

Wide Receivers

  • Marcus Green (14)
  • Fabian Guerra
  • Arthur Jackson (23)
  • Alonzo Moore (13)
  • De’Mornay Pierson-El (16)
  • Darrell Stewart Jr. (82)
  • Joe Walker

Tight Ends

  • Braedon Bowman (80)
  • Woody Brandom (88)
  • Charles Jones (89)
  • Wes Saxton (17)

Offensive Linemen

  • Calvin Ashley T (71)
  • Charles Baldwin T
  • Isaiah Battle T (75)
  • Cam Carter T (60)
  • Micah Vanterpool T
  • Saige Young C/G (66)

Defensive Linemen

  • Toby Johnson DT (90)
  • Victor Jones DE
  • Hercules Mata’afa DE (93)
  • Jermaine McDaniel DE (91)
  • Kenneth Randall DT (59)
  • Olive Sagapolu DT
  • Tyrone Truesdell DT (97)
  • Ethan Westbrooks DT
  • Brendon White DE
  • Bryson Young DE (56)

Linebackers

  • Jalen Choice ILB (50)
  • Willie Eubanks III ILB (51)
  • Kolin Hill OLB (55)
  • D’Juan Hines ILB (4)
  • Jordan Lewis ILB
  • Chris Orr ILB (2)

Defensive Backs

  • Dravon Askew-Henry S (7)
  • D. J. Daniel CB (20)
  • Meiko Dotson CB (25)
  • Trae Elston CB (21)
  • Paris Ford S (24)
  • Derrick Langford CB
  • Shalom Luani S (5)
  • Antonio Reed FS
  • De’Jahn Warren CB (28)

Special Teams

  • Brock Miller P (19)
  • Jordan Ober LS (44)
  • Nick Sciba K (28)

Reserve Lists

  • Tyshun Render DE (99)

Unrestricted Free Agents

  • Mike Bell Jr. ILB (12)
  • Brandon Haskin T (76)
  • De’Andre Johnson QB (1)
  • Evan Heim G (69)
  • Robert Myers G (70)
  • Deyon Sizer DE (95)
  • Christian Tutt CB (6)

Coaching Staff

Here is a list of the current staff owned by the New Jersey Generals football team:

  • Billy Devaney – General Manager
  • Mike Riley – Head Coach
  • Steven Smith – Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator/Offensive Line

Offensive Coaches

  • Jay Locey – Running Backs/Tight Ends/Assistant Special Teams
  • Zerick Rollins Jr. – Quarterbacks/Wide Receivers

Defensive Coaches

  • Ted Cottrell – Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers
  • Dezmon Walker – Defensive Line/Assistant Special Teams
  • Sheldon Dawson – Secondary/Assistant Special Teams

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