Breakers vs. Stallions final score, results: 'Unbelievable' J'Mar Smith guides Birmingham to USFL title game

On Saturday, the Stallions played the Breakers for the third time this year.

. To complete the sweep, they defeated their South Division rival 31-17 in the playoff semifinals.

The Stallions settled into a rhythm after the Breakers took an early 7-0 lead

They took a 21-14 advantage at halftime thanks to a spectacular kickoff return touchdown by Victor Bolden Jr. Later,

, they outscored the Breakers 10-3 in the second half. With a plus-65 point difference in the second half of the regular season, Birmingham led the USFL.

Coach Skip Holtz singled out quarterback J'Mar Smith as the driving force behind Birmingham's offensive success in the second half.

Final score: Stallions 31, Breakers 17