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2022 USFL season

USFL Week 4 officiating assignments

Week 4 of the USFL has 2 crews working 4 games on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.



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Week 4 of the USFL season once again has two crews working the four games over the weekend.

Bryan Banks (pictured above) will head the crew that is ordinarily helmed by Larry Smith, who worked with Banks’ crew last week. Duane Heydt heads the other crew this weekend, but he is swapping crews with Alex Moore this week and next. Heydt was one of 8 USFL officials hired by the NFL this week.

All of the officiating crew swaps this week were prescheduled.

Game assignments

All games are played at Protective Stadium in Birmingham, Ala., and times listed are Eastern.

Friday, May 6

  • Philadelphia Stars vs. Michigan Panthers, 10 p.m. FS1 — Bryan Banks (Larry Smith crew)

Saturday, May 7

  • New Jersey Generals vs. Pittsburgh Maulers, 2:30 p.m. Peacock — Duane Heydt (Alex Moore crew)
  • Tampa Bay Bandits vs Birmingham Stallions, 7 p.m. Fox — Bryan Banks (Smith crew)

Sunday, May 8

  • Houston Gamblers vs. New Orleans Breakers, 3 p.m. NBC Peacock — Duane Heydt (Moore crew)


Pro Seasons include AAF, XFL, and NFL (including those hired for the 2022 NFL season, marked with ★)

      Pro Seasons College Conference
R 72 Bryan Banks 1 Big Ten
U 27 Adam Savoie 3 American Athletic
DJ 6 Ryan Hagan 1 SEC
LJ 42 Tangela Mitchell-Ross* 2 SWAC
FJ 80 Daniel Gautreaux 3 SEC
SJ 5 LaShell Nelson 2 Big Ten
BJ 37 Joe Johnston 2 Pac-12

Officials are from Smith crew. *Mitchell-Ross substituting from Banks crew.

      Pro Seasons College Conference
R 22 Duane Heydt ★ 2 ACC
U 50 Mike Morton ★ 4 ACC
DJ 85 Dale Keller 3 Pac-12
LJ 17 Brett Bergman 3 Big Ten
SJ 98 Frank Steratore* 3 Big Ten
SJ 73 Justin Larrew 3 SEC
BJ 49 Jacques Hooper 1 ACC

Officials are from Moore crew. *Steratore substituting from Heydt crew.

Assigned to all games:

  • Replay official: Mike Pereira (from the USFL Replay Center in Los Angeles)
  • Supervisor: Ron Baynes

Ben Austro is the editor and founder of Football Zebras and the author of So You Think You Know Football?: The Armchair Ref's Guide to the Official Rules (on sale now)

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