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2023 USFL playoffs

Bryan Banks and Derek Anderson are the USFL playoff referees

Two officiating crews assigned to the Division Finals.



The USFL postseason is underway with a two-game playoff to determine the teams that will play for the 2023 USFL championship.

The Pittsburgh Maulers are hosting the Michigan Panthers at their putative home field in Canton, Ohio. The Birmingham Stallions host the New Orleans Breakers in a rematch of last year’s Division Finals at their home field in Birmingham. The playoff venues were predetermined at the beginning of the season.

All times are Eastern. Officials hired by the NFL are marked with a and their pro experience is increased by 1. Mike Pereira is the centralized replay official.

North Division Championship

Saturday, June 24, 8 p.m. NBC Peacock

Michigan Panthers vs. Pittsburgh Maulers from Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium, Canton, Ohio
      Pro League Yrs Conference Crew
R 72 Bryan Banks 2 Big Ten  
U 42 Scott Campbell 4 ★ Big 12  
DJ 26 Stephen Ray 1 SEC  
LJ 18 Cat Conti 2 Big 12 Carter
FJ 33 Michael Griffith 1 ACC  
FJ 29 Jimmy DeBell 11   Carter
BJ 13 Martin Hankins 3 ★ SEC  

South Division Championship

Sunday, June 25, 7 p.m. Fox

New Orleans Breakers at Birmingham Stallions at Protective Stadium in Birmingham, Ala.
      Pro League Yrs Conference Crew
R 67 Derek Anderson 2 Big 12  
U 9 Tuta Salaam 2 Big 12 Carter
DJ 22 Josiah Ford 1 ACC  
LJ 17 Brett Bergman 5 ★ Big Ten  
FJ 5 LaShell Nelson 4 Big Ten  
SJ 73 Justin Larrew 4 SEC  
BJ 45 Jacob Kemp 1 Big Ten  

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)