FROM THE BLEACHERS — The USFL is back Posted in: Columns Do you remember the United States Football League (USFL)? The USFL was founded in 1982. The USFL played three spring football seasons from 1983 to 1985. The 1983 season featured 12 teams, mostly in major markets. The league expanded to 18 teams in 1984 but reduced to 14 teams in ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!