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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: E. Schmid1733
Passing TDs: E. Schmid12
Rushing Yards: D. Williams925
Rushing TDs: D. Williams14
Receiving Yards: N. Stewart779
Receiving TDs: N. Stewart6
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2019
Date Opponent Result / Time
8/31 at New Mexico L 31 - 39
9/7 vs. Panhandle State W 77 - 0
9/14 at North Dakota L 23 - 27
9/21 vs. UIW W 45 - 6
9/28 at McNeese W 28 - 17
10/5 at Stephen F. Austin W 31 - 20
10/12 vs. Lamar L 17 - 20
10/19 vs. Nicholls W 17 - 0
10/26 at Central Arkansas L 25 - 29
11/9 at Abilene Christian W 24 - 10
11/16 vs. Northwestern State L 28 - 31
11/23 vs. Houston Baptist W 37 - 14
Southland
  Conference Overall
14 Nicholls State 7-2 9-5
11 Central Arkansas 7-2 9-4
19 Southeastern Louisiana 6-3 8-5
Sam Houston State 6-3 7-5
McNeese State 5-4 7-5
UIW 4-5 5-7
Abilene Christian 4-5 5-7
Stephen F. Austin 3-6 3-9
Northwestern State 3-6 3-9
Houston Baptist 2-6 5-7
Lamar 2-7 4-8
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 5136 (28)
Passing Yards: 3373 (22)
Rushing Yards: 1763 (63)
Points per game: 31.9 (32)
Yards per game: 428.0 (24)
Touchdowns: 48 (30)
Field Goals: 8 (94)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 3960 (24)
Passing Yards: 3121 (103)
Rushing Yards: 839 (1)
Points per game: 17.8 (8)
Yards per game: 330.0 (19)
Touchdowns: 23 (5)
Field Goals: 11 (56)
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