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The United States Football League presented its league awards on Wednesday after the regular season ended last weekend.

The league revealed its MVP, Offensive Player of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year and Coach of the Year about a week after announcing its All-USFL team.

KaVontae Turpin of the New Jersey Generals during the fourth quarter of a game against the Tampa Bay Bandits at Protective Stadium on May 28, 2022 in Birmingham, Ala.
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The New Jersey Generals had three members of the organization who won awards.

Wide receiver KaVontae Turpin was named USFL MVP. He led the Generals 9-1 with 44 catches for 540 yards and four touchdowns. He led the league in receiving yards and was tied for second behind Houston Gamblers receiver Isaiah Zuber in touchdown receptions.

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USFL awards top prizes for inaugural season

Darius Victor of the New Jersey Generals carries the ball in the second quarter of a game against the Pittsburgh Maulers at Legion Field on June 3, 2022 in Birmingham, Ala.
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Turpin’s teammate, running back Darius Victor, also won gear. He was named Offensive Player of the Year after leading the USFL with nine rushing touchdowns and finishing with 577 yards.

USFL awards top prizes for inaugural season

New Jersey Generals head coach Mike Riley talks to reporters after defeating the Michigan Panthers 25-23 at Protective Stadium on June 11, 2022 in Birmingham, Ala.
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Generals coach Mike Riley was named Coach of the Year after winning nine in a row following the team’s loss to Birmingham Stallions in Week 1.

Gamblers defensive end Chris Odom was named Defensive Player of the Year. He led the league with 12.5 sacks. He also recorded 41 tackles, eight tackles for a loss and six forced fumbles.

USFL awards top prizes for inaugural season

Chris Odom of the Houston Gamblers shows off his necklace in the third quarter of a game against the New Orleans Breakers at Legion Field on June 19, 2022 in Birmingham, Ala.
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New Jersey will try to ride the wave of awards in the playoffs. The Generals take on the Philadelphia Stars on Saturday at 3 p.m. ET in Canton, Ohio.


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