While Bob Stoops is currently the only officially announced Head Coach/General Manager in the XFL, there are reports surfacing about a few other notable coaches who could be announced very soon. This week we take a detailed look at Pep Hamilton, Jim Zorn, and a couple of other coaches being discussed as candidates during the Hot Read. RJ Choppy of 105.3 The Fan in Dallas also joins the show to talk Stoops and all things Dallas Y’all!
Also, the spotlight is put on two very well respected names in the Football community who will be consulting with the XFL. Dean Blandino will lend his officiating expertise to the XFL while QB guru Tom House is going to provide help to the league’s quarterbacks. Learn more about Blandino and House during this week’s Cover 2.
This week the XFL introduced former Oklahoma Sooners Head Coach Bob Stoops as the new Head Coach and General Manager of XFL Dallas. Football insider Benjamin Allbright (@AllbrightNFL) joins the show to discuss why some people didn’t want to believe his report about Stoops joining the league, why this is a such a big signing for the XFL, and who we might expect to be hired to the other 7 XFL head coaching gigs.
Also on this week’s show: Shooting down rumored coaching candidates, spotlighting the XFL’s League Neurologist Dr. Julian Bailes, and Oliver Luck reiterates that the XFL is not settling for a small time TV deal.
Oliver Luck got people hyped for the XFL as he made his way through Atlanta during the week of the “Big Game.” This week we recap everything Luck revealed and didn’t reveal, including a bombshell piece of information regarding the XFL’s much anticipated “modified officiating protocol.” Also on this episode, a new hope for safety in Football has emerged from the helmet makers at Riddell. What is this new tech and can it save Football from changing too much? And we react to the XFL making its partnership with The Spring League official. This is a SUPER episode, so lock in and get ready for a lot of good, crisp XFL talk!
Major rumors surfaced this week about the XFL negotiating with Fox and ESPN to air games in 2020. Is it too good to be true? This week’s show hammers out why the XFL might be so coveted by the networks. We also spotlight the newly hired President and COO of the league, Jeffrey Pollack and what kind of impact he will make on the business side of the XFL.
Oliver Luck revealed that a TV deal should be announced in “about three weeks” which is right around Super Bowl Sunday. This week’s show features a discussion on the XFL reportedly getting many great broadcasting offers as well as the chances the league runs an ad during the Super Bowl.
On this week’s Hot Read, we recap the alarming Outside the Lines report about the many insurance issues Football is facing and how it may change the game from pro leagues like the XFL and NFL down to youth Football. It’s a deep conversation on a heavy topic, but an essential conversation that has to happen on a show for Football freaks like This is the XFL Show!
Who are the ideal and realistic quarterbacks the XFL could be signing this year? Run down the list of potential field generals with us on this week’s episode!
Also, the NFL coaching carousel is finally settling down but not without affecting teams in multiple leagues. Get the latest on what it all means for the XFL as well as why the XFL is in a great position to lure young talent away from college football in 2020.
With new information regarding details within the XFL’s stadium agreements, this week’s show takes a look at exactly what the league is giving it’s 8 host cities to play games and why. Could a bigger than expected TV deal be in the works? Also, get the latest news from the coaching ranks and how it could affect Oliver Luck’s search for the 8 HCs/GMs.
As we anticipate the NFL’s dreaded “Black Monday” and the XFL announcing the 8 Head Coaches/General Managers for their 8 teams, this week features a lengthy discussion on potential candidates. From “pie in the sky” names to realistic ones, on this episode you will get an assessment and a lively debate on what will make a perfect leader for each XFL team in 2020.
XFL Director of Player Personnel Eric Galko gives us a behind the scenes account of what is being done by the XFL to acquire talented players. This is a fascinating conversation where Eric discusses, in detail, the types of players that will make up the XFL, as well as how the league is using Optimum Scouting to assist it’s future coaches and general managers.