Philadelphia Stars

Philadelphia Stars- History, Players, Record

Highlights:

  • Managed by Michael Woods 
  • Winner of the 2022 USFL, North Division Championship Games

About the Philadelphia Stars

The Philadelphia Stars are a professional American football team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The team plays under the North Division of the United States Football League.

History

On November 22, 2021, the United States Football League (USFL) announced the creation of its Philadelphia franchise.

Bart Andrus was announced as the General Manager and the team’s first head coach on January 6, 2022.

Weeks later, Coach Bart announced the names of staff and players that made up the team. 

During the 2022 USFL draft, Bryan Scott was selected as the first player and quarterback of the Stars.

The Philadelphia Stars started the 2022 season with a 2-3. That same year, they won the North Division Championship Games and their first USFL Championship Game appearance.

Coaches

  • General manager – Michael Woods
  • Head coach – Bart Andrus
  • Running backs – Ryan Meyers
  • Wide receivers/passing game coordinator – Marcel Bellefeuille
  • Tight ends – Glenn Smith
  • Offensive line/run game coordinator – Jeff Jagodzinski
  • Defensive coordinator/Linebackers – Brad Miller
  • Defensive line – Brandon Maguire
  • Assistant defensive line – Brandon Noble
  • Defensive Backs/Special Teams Coordinator – Martin Bayless
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Players Roster

The position and names of players that make up the 2023 roster include: 

Quarterbacks

  • Case Cookus
  • K. J. Costello
  • Vad Lee
  • Kevin Thomson

Running backs

  • Kennedy Brooks
  • Matt Colburn
  • Seth Rowland
  • Paul Terry
  • Dexter Williams
  • Jamyest Williams

Wide receivers

  • Samuel Akem
  • Corey Coleman
  • Dontay Demus Jr.
  • Devin Gray
  • Cyril Grayson
  • Chris Rowland
  • Jordan Suell
  • Keric Wheatfall
  • Terry Wright

Tight ends

  • Ryan Izzo
  • Bug Howard

Offensive linemen

  • Jake Burton 
  • Gray Davis 
  • Warren Ericson 
  • Shamarious Gilmore 
  • Drew Himmelman 
  • Khalil Keith 
  • C. J. Perez
  • Ryan Pope 
  • Jordan Steckler 
  • Tristen Taylor 
  • Chris Toth 

Defensive linemen

  • Auzoyah Alufohai 
  • Trey Botts 
  • Tyler Clark 
  • Ali Fayad 
  • Darius Hodge 
  • Cedrick Lattimore 
  • Adam Rodriguez 
  • Jordon Scott 
  • Carson Taylor 

Linebackers

  • Joey Alfieri 
  • B. J. Bello
  • Te’von Coney 
  • Joel Dublanko 
  • Ryan Greenhagen 
  • Jordan Moore 
  • Gabriel Sewell Jr. 

Defensive backs

  • Daniel Isom 
  • Joshua Moon 
  • Carlins Platel
  • Stanford Samuels III 
  • Channing Stribling 
  • Devin Taylor 
  • David Vereen 
  • Denzel Williams 

Special teams

  • Luis Aguilar 
  • Lirim Hajrullahu 
  • Ryan Navarro 

Reserve lists

  • Ralph Holley 
  • Jahair Jones 
  • Colby Ragland 
  • Pro Wells 
  • LaDarius Wiley 
  • Mazzi Wilkins 
  • Evan Worthington 

 

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Records

In the 2023 season, the Philadelphia Stars recorded some outstanding performances, including:

  • 1,334 passing yards by Case Cookus
  • 457 rushing yards by Matt Colburn
  • 371 receiving yards by Bug Howard
  • Ten coaching wins by Coach Bart Andrus
  • Nine sacks by Adam Rodriguez 
  • Seven interceptions by Channing Stribling

Championships 

The Philadelphia Stars won the 2022 season North Division Championship Games.

In the final match of the championship games, the Philadelphia Stars won the New Jersey Generals by 19-14.


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