USFL Championship: Stallions hold off Stars in thriller for title

USFL Championship: Stallions hold off Stars in thriller for title

Birmingham Stallions quarterback Alex McGough threw an 8-yard touchdown pass to Victor Bolden Jr. late

in the game and linebacker Scooby Wright III had a Pick Six to seal the USFL Championship

on Sunday night over the Philadelphia Stars, 33-30.

McGough was thrust into the game after J’Mar Smith was dealing with cramps

He threw an interception early in the fourth quarter and was clearly frustrated on the sidelines.

Birmingham coach Skip Holtz assured McGough they were going to win the game.

On the next drive, McGough had the go-ahead touchdown pass to Bolden.

McGough finished the game 7-for-10 with 77 passing yards, a touchdown pass and an interception

Smith was 10-for-18 with 131 passing yards and a touchdown. 

Bo Scarborough rushed for 135 yards on 13 carries with a score. He broke a 70-yarder during the game

Marlon Williams led Birmingham with seven catches for 105 yards and a score

Bolden had six catches for 64 yards and the score.

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