XFL Xtra - The XFLBoard.com Podcast

XFL Xtra - The XFLBoard.com Podcast

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May 5, 2022 33 min

In this podcast, Mark Nelson speaks to Kenneth Farrow, a former San Diego Chargers, San Antonio Commanders, and Seattle Dragons running back, and current chairman of the United Football Players Association (UFPA). They talk about how the UFPA is working to support USFL players currently in Birmingham, and the intention to unionize USFL  players under the United Steelworkers.

Kenneth explains how they hope to help create a work envi...

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With the XFL under the new ownership group of Dany Garcia, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, and Jerry Cardinale with the RedBird Capital group, the league is planning to kick off in 317 days, on 18 February 2023. Meanwhile, fans who are awaiting solid news of league progress were excited to hear the league planned a big announcement today. However, once the announcement was released it consisted of a new league logo and a description of ...

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While the XFL exists in name only, the new ownership group of Dany Garcia, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and RedBird Capital have decided to pause their plan to kickoff in Spring 2022. Instead, the league has entered into talks with the Canadian Football League with hopes of a merger, and creating a new International league. While the many challenges in such a merger are obvious, and the merger talks are tight-lipped, players, ...

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Since the transfer of the XFL to the new ownership group of Dany Garcia, Dwayne The Rock Johnson and RedBird Capital has taken place, the sports world awaits news of when the XFL will return to play. There has been false rumors, which is always frustrating. However, reliable sources have said to expect something soon, and it will be exciting. So, we continue to wait patiently.

In this episode host Mark Nelson interviews Ernesto Lac...

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A few days ago, the transfer of ownership of the XFL to the new ownership group of Dany Garcia, Dwayne The Rock Johnson and RedBird Capital was completed. As a symbol of taking over the league, Garcia and "The Rock" placed images of "keys" on their social media accounts. The excitement of these new owners taking over the league spread over social media and on fan websites kike wildfire. Surely there are better times...

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XFL fans have received good news in the purchase of the league by Dany Garcia, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and RedBird Capital. We are not yet sure when and how the XFL will hit the field for their next game. This is exactly what we will talk about in this podcast.

First, host Mark Nelson introduces Randy Mueller, former Director of Pro Personnel for the Houston Roughnecks. They discuss the XFL's player recruitment proces...

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First, host Mark Nelson talks with Seattle Dragons running back Kenneth Farrow about the shortened XFL season, the success of the Seattle Dragons especially with the fans in the city of Seattle, his work with the "Grind with a Purpose" foundation, and...
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With the COVID-19 pandemic causing governments to dictate regulations regarding public gatherings, and considering the health and safety of XFL players, coaches and staffs, the XFL had no choice but to officially cancel the remainder of their 2020...
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With the XFL shutting down their regular season, we are left to wonder what could have been if the second half of the season would have unfolded. With this in mind, Mark Nelson has invited Mike Mitchell to the podcast discuss the current situation with...
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First, we speak to DC Defenders linebacker Jameer Thurman. We talk to Jameer the standout season he is having with the Defenders of the XFL, and hear how Jameer feels the Defenders are destined to go all the way to the XFL championship. Then we  speak...
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First, we speak to Dean Blandino the Head of XFL Officiating. We discuss the state of XFL officiating after week three, and talk about how transparent the league is attempting to be in its enforcement of the rules. Then we speak to Colin Gray, one of...
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Are you ready for some XFL Fantasy? This episode is a special episode where we talk about XFL fantasy football with Adam Pelletier. Adam is an XFL and Fantasy Football Writer, and we have him here today to talk to us about XFL Fantasy Football. Sit back...
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First, we go to the Houston and speak to James Butler a running back with the Houston Roughnecks of the XFL. We talk to James about how he is making the most of his opportunity with the Roughnecks, and about something he calls the "Houston Hop." Then we...
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First, we go to the west coast and speak to Dontez Byrd, a wide receiver with the Seattle Dragons of the XFL. We talk with Dontez about the Dragons first win, and how exciting it is to play in a sports-minded city like Seattle. Then we speak to Mike...
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First, we go to the east coast and speak to Colby Pearson, a wide receiver with the New York Guardians. We talk to Colby about his first XFL game, and what it was like to score a touchdown on national television. Then we speak to Mike Ellison, the...
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Anthony Miller and Mike Mitchell make XFL predictions.
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Episode 22 - Seattle Dragons center Kirk Barron, Kicker Garrett Hartley, and reporter Mike Gambill
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Mike Mitchell talks about the readiness of the XFL and the New York Guardians.
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Three XFL players: Anthony Johnson, Dontez Byrd, and James Butler.
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January 12, 2020 41 min
Episode 19 - XFL Rules with guest Anthony Miller
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