Around the XFL: The Family Grows
The XFL family continues to expand. Here are some updates from the booth, the field and the homefront.
In The News
Get a jolt by listening to the XFL's upcoming ESPN Sunday field analyst, Pat McAfee, break down his innovative future role in his typical hyped fashion on The Pat McAfee Show:
The sports media sparkplug gave some hints about his new job:
"... I am going to be given 'unprecedented access' during games. You might see me in a huddle. You might see me talking to a coach immediately after he makes a terrible decision. Maybe talking to a ref about a call.
I guess they're just going to let me roam down there with an open mic and talk to whoever, whenever about whatever. And I'm assuming that's going to make for pretty good television."
This is good #ForTheBrand.
Meanwhile, ESPN rock Steve Levy chimed in on the news:
Tom Luginbill served as quarterback coach and director of player personnel during the 2001 XFL season, winning the championship with the Los Angeles Xtreme, with his father Al serving as head coach.
Here's a #TBT Throwback Thursday nod:
Finally, we agree with Tom Hart:
The newest Renegade
The broadcast squad isn't the only one growing.
Dallas Renegades quarterback Landry Jones is already using his recruiting power to add to the Renegades’ family.
Well, OK, it’s for his family:
How long until Quinn has her first huddle with coach Bob Stoops?
Congrats to the Jones family!
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