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Welcome to This is the XFL Show. The podcast is all about the XFL, including news, notes and player transactions. Check out the archive to all of the episodes HERE.

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Ep. 105: Camp XFL

With training camp winding down, this week features insight from players as well as two of our hosts whose boots are on the ground at Camp XFL in Houston!

Alan and Bryant give their take on what they have seen at various team training camps and get the latest on transactions, fantasy football, and much much more!

Good Crisp Interviews, featuring

  • Tanner Gentry, Demetrious Cox and A.J. Hendy of the New York Guardians
  • Tre’ Williams, Damien Mama and Patrick Vahe of the Los Angeles Wildcats

Rundown

6:15 - The latest XFL transactions
25:30 - Good Crisp Interviews
46:10 - Practice Observations and Standouts
56:00 - Potentially Playing XFL Fantasy Football
59:00 - Stories from Alan & Bryant's Adventures in Houston
1:06:15 - Joint Practices and Upcoming Scrimmages

Get Caught up

Ep. 104: Rules release reaction special

The XFL rules are now official! Get instant reactions and explanations of the key changes the league is making to reimagine the game of football. 

Rundown

4:40 – Special Show Announcement

8:10 – The makeup of XFL officiating crews

14:40 – Landry Jones injury

18:06 – Kickoff rules

33:40 – PAT rules

42:30 – The Double Forward Pass

49:53 – Punt rules

58:30 – OT rules

Ep. 103: This is 2020

XFL Training Camp is underway, and the first week of 2020 brings a ton to dive into -- including rumors surrounding the St. Louis BattleHawks offensive coordinator position, potential camp additions, and what the rules reveal will be like this coming Tuesday.

Plus, the guys talk about tailgating preferences and much more.

The road to 2020 is complete, but we are still onward toward kickoff in February with another jam-packed XFL Show!

Ep. 102: Kickoff Year

It is the final episode of 2019 and this week’s show features a look into the hopes and wishes for what’s to come in 2020! Which player are you rooting for the succeed the most? Which coach is going to be the most talked about? What does success for the league mean in 2020? All that plus a deep dive into the roster breakdowns of each team heading into training camp.

Ep. 101: Minicamp comes to an end

As minicamps finish up across the XFL this week, this episode features a glimpse at what went down at Bob Stoops’ camp in Dallas as defensive end Winston Craig of the Renegades joins the program.

Also, Houston’s head man in charge, June Jones, says “Aloha” to the show to discuss Roughnecks minicamp, his run-n-shoot offense, and a ton more.The league also had its first trades made this week to go along with some other notable roster moves by a couple teams. All this, plus all the essential news from the XFL you need to know from the last week.

Ep. 100: The 100th episode

The team celebrates their 100th episodes. They look at what fans need the most out of an XFL mobile app and we get into some noteworthy news from XFL Commissioner Oliver Luck’s “state of the league” mini camp tour. Also, get a crash course in everything we’ve covered through our first 100 episodes on the road to XFL kickoff 2020.

Ep. 99: Full gear

On this week’s show HC/GM of the BattleHawks Jonathan Hayes explains his approach toward building a team St. Louis can be proud of as mini camps get underway. Also, QB Josh Johnson of the L.A. Wildcats discusses why he chose to join the XFL. And of course, get detailed discussion about the new team uniforms.

Ep. 98: Tasty touchdowns

The XFL game ball was revealed this week, just in time for Turkey Bowls. XFL Director of Football Operations Sam Schwartzstein joins the show to explain the ball's design and the method behind how it all came about. 

Ep. 97: We got Pep

Defenders Head Coach Pep Hamilton joins the show to discuss the outlook heading into minicamp and to discuss training camp going to Houston.

Ep. 96: Summit in Stamford

League officials and coaches were at XFL HQ this week to discuss and plan for the next big wave of league events. We dive into what went down during this important summit and we go over how far the league has come with its dedication to digital content over the last year. This week also features an Interview with XFL President Jeffrey Pollack who discusses the league’s focus on creating new ways to engage with fans.

Ep. 95: Just Winston baby

ESPN announced its broadcast teams for their XFL coverage this week and along with that they promised “unprecedented access.” This week we discuss what that means and how it could make games even more exciting in 2020. Also, Wildcats Head Coach Winston Moss joins the program to discuss his plan to bring fun, smart, and physical football to Los Angeles.

Ep. 94: A Viper's voyage

This week Tampa Bay Vipers Head Coach Marc Trestman joins the show to discuss what it has been like putting together his team’s roster and staff, plus why he joined the XFL. Get a glimpse into what style of football will be played down in Tampa Bay in this candid conversation with one of the league’s most experienced coaches.

Ep. 93: Mark your calendars

This week the XFL released the schedule for the 2020 season which means the match-ups are set and fans are making plans to attend games. Find out which games will have the most hype going into the season with some lively debate on some of the more prominent showdowns throughout the coming season.

The episode also features an interview with L.A. Wildcats Team President Heather Brooks Karatz discussing how the team is already interacting with the Los Angeles community as they plan on having a completely unique game day experience. 

Ep. 92: The inaugural roster breakdown

With the XFL Draft in the rear view mirror, this week’s episode features something we’ve been waiting since January of 2018 to do…break down some rosters. The squad goes team by team with us as they try to envision what schemes and styles each coach will implement come February. 

Ep. 91: XFL draft preview

The XFL draft pool of players has been released. This episode features analysis of some of the more interesting names in the pool via a mini mock draft. Also, dive deep into draft strategy with discussions on how each team may approach every phase of next week’s five phase XFL Draft.

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