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2023 USFL Recap: PFF's top players at every position in key categories

2PPTH1G BIRMINGHAM, AL - APRIL 22: Birmingham Stallions quarterback Alex McGough (2) passes the ball during a USFL game against the Memphis Showboats on April 22, 2023 at Protective Stadium in Birmingham. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Icon Sportswire) (Icon Sportswire via AP Images)

The Birmingham Stallions are the USFL champions for the second straight year, and with their victory comes the close of another season. Here, we look back on the 2023 regular season and the top players at every position in multiple categories.

For end-of-season USFL grades, click here.

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Highest Big-Time Throw Rates | 2023 USFL Regular Season
Player Team Big-Time Throw %
Josh Love Panthers 4.8%
Alex McGough Stallions 4.4%
De'Andre Johnson Generals 4.4%
Troy Williams Maulers 4.3%
Case Cookus Stars 3.8%
Kenji Bahar Gamblers 3.8%
McLeod Bethel-Thompson Breakers 3.4%
Cole Kelley Showboats 2.6%

Big-time throws are passes with excellent ball location and timing, generally thrown further down the field and/or into a tighter window.

Minimum 100 passing attempts to qualify

Lowest Turnover-Worthy Play Rates | 2023 USFL Regular Season
Player Team Turnover-Worthy Play %
Alex McGough Stallions 1.6%
Troy Williams Maulers 2.0%
Case Cookus Stars 2.3%
McLeod Bethel-Thompson Breakers 2.6%
Kenji Bahar Gamblers 4.0%
De'Andre Johnson Generals 4.1%
Cole Kelley Showboats 5.7%
Josh Love Panthers 5.8%

Turnover-worthy plays are passes with a high-percentage chance to be intercepted or when the player does a poor job of taking care of the ball and fumbles.

Minimum 100 passing attempts to qualify


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