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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: J. Copeland3341
Passing TDs: J. Copeland22
Rushing Yards: K. Brown720
Rushing TDs: K. Philio9
Receiving Yards: K. Williams514
Receiving TDs: A. King5
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2019
Date Opponent Result / Time
8/31 at UTSA L 7 - 35
9/7 vs. Texas Southern W 63 - 44
9/21 at Sam Houston State L 6 - 45
9/28 vs. Abilene Christian W 31 - 24
10/5 at Houston Baptist W 38 - 36
10/12 at Southeastern Louisiana W 27 - 21
10/19 vs. Lamar W 35 - 17
10/26 vs. Northwestern State L 41 - 44
11/2 vs. Nicholls L 23 - 27
11/9 at Stephen F. Austin L 24 - 31
11/16 at New Mexico State L 28 - 41
11/22 vs. Central Arkansas L 35 - 52
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: 5008 (35)
Passing Yards: 3421 (20)
Rushing Yards: 1587 (79)
Points per game: 29.8 (43)
Yards per game: 417.3 (32)
Touchdowns: 41 (54)
Field Goals: 10 (74)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 5553 (117)
Passing Yards: 3451 (118)
Rushing Yards: 2102 (79)
Points per game: 34.8 (105)
Yards per game: 462.8 (117)
Touchdowns: 52 (107)
Field Goals: 12 (78)
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