Wildcats Training Camp: Roster Preview
The holidays are over, and now, the real work begins for the Los Angeles Wildcats.
The squad will head to Houston for Training Camp, which is slated to start Jan. 5, along with every other player, coach and staff members from all eight XFL franchises, plus the league office.
Below is a quick look at the "unofficial" Training Camp Roster. Once the coaching staff of the LA Wildcats releases the official Roster, this file will be updated.
* Note: Subject to change.
Quarterbacks: Taryn Christon (South Dakota State), Josh Johnson (San Diego), Jalan McClendon (Baylor), Luis Perez (Texas A&M Commerce)
Running Backs: Terrell Alex (Texas Southern), Martez Carter (Grambling), Winston Dimel (UTEP), Dujuan Harris (Troy), Elijah Hood (North Carolina), Larry Rose III (New Mexico State)
Wide Receivers: KD Cannon (Baylor), Keyarris Garrett (Tulsa), Jalen Greene (USC), Treydonte Hill (Western New Mexico), Adonis Jennings (Temple), Rashad Ross (Arizona State), Jordan-Elijah Smallwood (Oklahoma), Nelson Spruce (Colorado), Kermit Whitfield (Florida State)
Tight Ends: Brandon Barnes (Alabama State), De'Quan Hampton (USC), Cordon Moog (Baylor), Johnny Stanton (UNLV)
Offensive Line: Ryan Cummings (Wyoming), Fred Lauina (Oregon State), Toa Lobendahn (USC), Lene Maiava (Arizona), Damien Mama (USC), Storm Norton (Toledo), Jaelin Robinson (Temple), Tyler Roemer (San Diego State), Nico Siragusa (San Diego State), Patrick Vahe (Texas), Dwayne Wallace (Kansas)
Defensive Line: Latarius Brady (Memphis), Austin Flynn (Arkansas), Roderick Henderson (Alabama State), Reggie Howard (Toledo), Montori Hughes (Tennessee Martin), Anthony Johnson (LSU), Willie Mays III (Tiffin), Dame Ndiaye (Portland State), Cedric Reed (Texas), Boogie Roberts (San Jose State)
Linebackers: Alex Funches (Cal), Quentin Gause (Rutgers), Taiwan Jones (Michigan State), Eric Pinkins (San Diego State), Tre' Williams (Auburn), Will Smith (Texas Tech)
Cornerbacks: Bryce Cheek (Akron), Jaylen Dunlap (Illinois), Darnell Hill (Tuskegee), Tyree Holder (Ball State), Josh Jenkins (Army), Harlan Miller (Southeast Louisiana), Roman Tatum (Southern Illinois), Mike Stevens (N.C. State), Arrion Springs (Oregon)
Safties: Jerome Couplin (William & Mary), Mar'Sean Diggs (UAB), Ahmad Dixon (Baylor), Jordan Powell (Widener), Jack Tocho (NC State), LaDarius Wiley (Vanderbilt)
Specialists: Ryan Navarro (Oregon State), Nick Novak (Maryland), Colton Schmidt (UC Davis)
WILDCATS IN NFL DRAFT
QB Josh Johnson: 2008. Round 5, Pick 160 by Tampa Bay Buccaneers
RB Elijah Hood: 2018. Round 7, Pick 242 by Oakland Raiders
LB Eric Pinkins: 2014. Round 6, Pick 208 by Seattle Seahawks
S Jack Tocho: 2017. Round 7, Pick 245 by Minnesota Vikings
S Ahmad Dixon: 2017. Round 7, Pick 248 by Dallas Cowboys