The league’s announcement of the full 2024 schedule, which includes 10 regular-season weeks and two playoff weeks, removed the UFL’s next significant hurdle. Fans will be enthralled by a number of games during the season.
With the league reducing the 16 USFL and XFL clubs to eight, and the quality being so dispersed, doubts over which teams are the real best may arise in the coming months. In particular, these five games ought to help offer some solutions.
2024’s Top Five UFL Games
5) Houston Roughnecks vs. San Antonio Brahmas in Week 7
Wade Phillips, the coach of the Brahmas, makes his first trip back to Houston after his staff relocated to San Antonio as part of the merger. If spectators enjoy close games, there’s a good probability that this one will end in few goals.
4) Arlington Renegades vs. D.C. Defenders in Week 10
Week 10’s Arlington vs. D.C. game feels like a postseason win-or-go-home contest. In order for Arlington to qualify for the playoffs the previous season, the Defenders’ victory over San Antonio turned the tide in favor of the Renegades. Spoiler may be an option for both teams.
3) Birmingham Stallions vs Memphis Showboats in Week 6
Birmingham’s J’Mar Smith and Memphis’ Case Cookus will engage in one of the best quarterback duels of the season in this contest. With two teams that are expected to be among the best in the league, it may be an offensive shootout.
2) St. Louis Battlehawks vs. D.C. Defenders in Week 5
The soaring St. Louis Battlehawks travel to Washington, D.C. to take on Reggie Barlow’s team. The Battlehawks hope to snap the winning streak against their conference opponents, as the Defenders have previously controlled the series (3-0).
1) Birmingham Stallions vs. Arlington Renegades, Week 1
A matchup between the USFL and XFL winners would be the ideal way to kick off the inaugural UFL season. Birmingham is ready to challenge for the title of dynasty, and the Renegades are eager to show that their postseason success was no accident.