WANT TO WATCH?
To enjoy ESPN Player you need to subscribe or sign in now.

Small Potatoes: Who Killed The USFL?

In 1983 the upstart United States Football League (USFL) had the audacity to challenge the almighty NFL. The new league did the unthinkable by playing in the spring and plucked three straight Heisman Trophy winners away from the NFL. The 12-team USFL played before crowds that averaged 25,000 and started off with respectable TV ratings.

Sun,Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri,Sat Sunday,Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday Jan,Feb,Mar,Apr,May,Jun,Jul,Aug,Sep,Oct,Nov,Dec January,February,March,April,May,June,July,August,September,October,November,December AM PM ET LIVE If Necessary TBD Postponed MM/dd h:mm a h:mm a The Sports You Love,
Anytime, Anywhere.
Subscribe now to ESPN Player to watch.
Current subscribers sign in.
SUBSCRIBE Sign In Already subscribed? MMM d, yyyy Too many devices are using your account.
You can watch up to two pieces of content concurrently on ESPN Player. Please log out on another device to be able to watch here. Contact support@espnplayer.com for support.
Continue Cancel This video cannot be played on your device. Click HERE for more help. OK Please disable your ad blocker so we can continue delivering your content. This video is no longer available. The event could have finished, changed, or been removed.
Thank you for watching ESPN Player!