Rams signs USFL star quarterback Luis Perez

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Los Angeles Ramso USFL quarterback Luis Perez has been signed, the team announced.

Perez led the New Jersey Generals to a 9–1 record, leading the North Division. Perez leads the USFL in the QBR (145.9) and the completion percentage (71.7%) among qualified passersby.

This will be Perez’s second stint with the Rams, as he signed with them as a draft free agent in 2018. Perez spent time with him. practice squad that weather.

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Luis Perez #9 of the Los Angeles Rams throws a pass during a game against the New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome during Week 4 of the preseason on August 30, 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Saints defeated Ram 28-0.
(Photo by Wesley Hit/Getty Images)

Perez played for Alliance of American Football in 2019 before the season was suspended. In that 2019 season, Perez also spent time with Philadelphia Eagles and the Detroit Lions during the 2019 season.

In 2020, Perez played in the XFL for the New York Guardians, but the XFL was put on hold for five weeks because COVID-19. Of,

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Luis Perez #2 of the New Jersey Generals delivers the ball to teammate Darius Victor #27 in the first quarter of a game against the Birmingham Stallions at Protective Stadium on April 16, 2022 in Birmingham, Alabama.

Luis Perez #2 of the New Jersey Generals delivers the ball to teammate Darius Victor #27 in the first quarter of a game against the Birmingham Stallions at Protective Stadium on April 16, 2022 in Birmingham, Alabama.
(Carmen Mandetto/USFL/Getty Images)

On April 1, 2022, the New Jersey Generals signed Perez to a contract. Perez was not drafted but was signed to a contract after quarterback Ben Holmes was injured and cut from the roster.

Perez owns the first touchdown pass in USFL history,

Perez grew up in California and went to Southwestern College, and he eventually worked his way up the depth charts to starting quarterback.

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Luis Perez #9 of the Los Angeles Rams throws a pass during a game against the New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome during Week 4 of the preseason on August 30, 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  The Saints defeated Ram 28-0.

Luis Perez #9 of the Los Angeles Rams throws a pass during a game against the New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome during Week 4 of the preseason on August 30, 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Saints defeated Ram 28-0.
(Photo by Wesley Hit/Getty Images)

After two years at Southwestern, Perez’s Division II school relocated to Texas A&M-Commerce. Perez won a competition for the starting job and started for two years, winning the Lone Star Conference in 2016.

Fox News’ Ryan Canfield contributed to this report.