More former XFL players added to USFL rosters via supplemental draft

DC Defenders kicker Tyler Rausa drafter to the Tampa Bay Bandits.
DC Defenders kicker Tyler Rausa drafted to the Tampa Bay Bandits.

The USFL held its supplemental draft on Thursday night, topping off team rosters in preparation for training camps that are set to begin on March 21. After each squad selected 35 players in the initial draft two weeks ago, an additional ten players per team were added through the supplemental draft. The draft at the end of February featured 51 former XFL players. The supplemental version also stocked rosters with XFL veterans as teams picked 19 more to make 70 in total heading to USFL camps. Here are the capsules for those selected on Thursday (the link to my write-up on February’s draft can be found here).

Birmingham Stallions

G Marquez Tucker, Roughnecks – Deep reserve was inactive for four of five games

Michigan Panthers

G Maea Teuhema, Guardians – Drafted by Dallas, cut early in camp, signed to Team Nine and then to Guardians just before COVID hit

TE Connor Davis, BattleHawks – Block-first TE inactive for three of five XFL games has had NFL opportunities

Houston Gamblers

CB Micah Abernathy, Renegades – Played safety in Dallas and had 16 tackles and a sack as a backup

WR Teo Redding, Guardians – Backed up the “X” receiver spot in NY and was fourth on team in receptions

C Tejan Koroma, Roughnecks – Started at pivot in protecting XFL’s best QB, PJ Walker

New Jersey Generals

P Brock Miller, Dragons – Popular on the NFL workout circuit because he’s a lefty, Miller will get to kick full-time again in USFL

RB Darius Victor, Guardians – Began taking the reigns of the backfield in NY’s re-tooled offense with Luis Perez under center

G Robert Myers, Dragons – “Snacks” was set to start at left guard in Seattle after being acquired from Team Nine before the COVID shutdown

OT Brandon Haskin, Dragons – An open phase draft pick of the Dragons, Haskin served as backup right tackle

WR Alonzo Moore, Dragons – A fourth Dragon headed to Jersey was most recently with the IFL’s Massachusetts Pirates

New Orleans Breakers

TE/FB E.J. Bibbs, Guardians – Third-string TE with Guardians still managed six catches in five games

Philadelphia Stars

G Lene Maiava, Wildcats – Backup RT was 8th round pick of LA; played in TSL and AFL

S Ahmad Dixon, Wildcats – Has bounced around various football leagues since entering the NFL as a 7th round pick in 2014

Pittsburgh Maulers

FB Winston Dimel, Wildcats – Pittsburgh hoping to live up to its nickname by adding a FB; touched ball once for LA in ’20

Tampa Bay Bandits

OT Jarron Jones, Guardians – Starting LT for Guardians served 10-game NFL suspension in ’21

WR Keith Mumphrey, BattleHawks – Reunited with St. Louis QB Jordan Ta’amu, Mumphrey mainly returned kicks with ‘Hawks

K Tyler Rausa, Defenders – Hit on 75% of field goals in XFL after stellar Boise State career

CB Rannell Hall, Vipers – WR-turned-CB stays in Tampa; he landed on injured reserve at the end of February

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