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Former FCS players help fill XFL rosters

(Stats Perform) - Fifty FCS players, including All-Americans from recent national championship-winning programs North Dakota State and James Madison, were part of the eight XFL rosters that were finalized on Monday.

Former North Dakota State linebacker Nick DeLuca will play for the New York Guardians while James Madison has running back Khalid Abdullah on the DC Defenders and defensive end Andrew Ankrah with the St. Louis Battlehawks.

The XFL, which played a single season in 2001, is returning with a 10-game regular season and playoffs, beginning Feb. 8-9. Each franchise has a 52-player roster.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: F. Harper2954
Passing TDs: F. Harper33
Rushing Yards: N. Duffey838
Rushing TDs: N. Duffey6
Receiving Yards: C. Blair931
Receiving TDs: L. Pringle14
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2019
Date Opponent Result / Time
8/31 at Southern Miss L 10 - 38
9/7 vs. Mississippi College W 45 - 7
9/14 at McNeese L 14 - 17
9/21 vs. Prairie View A&M W 45 - 41
9/28 vs. Mississippi Valley State W 45 - 19
10/5 at Alabama State W 35 - 7
10/12 vs. Savannah State W 42 - 17
10/26 vs. Southern University W 27 - 13
11/9 at Grambling State L 16 - 19
11/16 vs. Alabama A&M W 34 - 28
11/23 at Jackson State W 41 - 6
12/7 vs. Southern University W 39 - 24
12/21 at North Carolina A&T L 44 - 64
Southwestern Athletic
East
  Conference Overall
Alcorn State 6-1 9-4
Alabama A&M 4-3 7-5
Alabama State 4-3 5-6
Jackson State 3-4 4-8
Mississippi Valley State 1-6 2-9
West
  Conference Overall
Southern 6-1 8-5
Prairie View A&M 4-3 6-5
Grambling State 4-3 6-5
Arkansas-Pine Bluff 3-4 6-5
Texas Southern 0-7 0-11
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 5294 (23)
Passing Yards: 3275 (23)
Rushing Yards: 2019 (44)
Points per game: 33.6 (22)
Yards per game: 407.2 (43)
Touchdowns: 55 (17)
Field Goals: 13 (36)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 4606 (59)
Passing Yards: 2743 (76)
Rushing Yards: 1863 (54)
Points per game: 23.1 (33)
Yards per game: 354.3 (34)
Touchdowns: 36 (36)
Field Goals: 10 (48)
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