XFL bolsters its ranks with new staff hires including former AAF Director of Player Personnel

(19-Jul-2019) The XFL bolstered its ranks with new staff hires, including a league-wide director of player administration, heads of communications in their Los Angeles, Tampa Bay and Houston franchises, and a head of partnerships in LA. Russ Giglio has joined as... Read more

Names you may know, names you should know from the XFL Summer Showcases (pt. 1)

(16-Jul-2019) With all eight Summer Showcases now complete, the next step for the XFL from a player personnel standpoint is to begin signing players to league contracts. Commissioner Oliver Luck has stated plans to sign 200-300 players from the Showcases to be... Read more

Imagining a reimagined game of football

(14-Jul-2019) The average amount of actual action in an entire NFL game has been calculated to be anywhere from eleven to fifteen minutes. This is what the viewer at home, and in the stadium, experiences over a three-hour span of watching an NFL game. Fifteen minutes... Read more

It All Begins...Again

(03-Jul-2019) It seemed too good to be true. There they were, the architects of the renegade 2001 football league, Vince McMahon and Dick Ebersol, sitting down together to have dinner at the end of ESPN's 30 for 30 documentary on the XFL. "Do you ever have... Read more

XFL Names Dallas Native Grady Raskin President of City's New Team

(27-Jun-2019) Stamford, Conn., June 27, 2019 - The XFL today announced that Grady Raskin, most recently Vice President of Corporate Partnerships for the NHL Dallas Stars, has been named President of the XFL team in his native Dallas. The Dallas XFL team will... Read more

The XFL Registers Trademarks for its Seattle Franchise

(27-Jun-2019) Today, commentators on Reddit and in the XFLBoard forums were discussing multiple trademark applications that were recently made by "Alpha Entertainment," the XFL's parent company. The trademark registrations may indicate potential names for the... Read more

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XFL 2001 Archive

XFLXFL 1.0 was born on 3 Feb 2000, and died on 10 May 2001. In that short time, the football league was formed and eight teams played one full 10 game season.

Created by the wrestling guru Vince McMahon, the mastermind behind the success of the WWE, the XFL was promoted to be "Smashmouth Football", and the on field product was designed to be fan-friendly.

This site was the unofficial home to XFL fans. Today, the files from 2000/2001 remain as an archive, dedicated to the fans of the XFL.

The Story of the XFL

Do you recall how the XFL was born? Do you want to know how it ended? (Read the Story)

It was 18-years ago. How well do you remember the XFL?

How much do you remember about the XFL? Take our fun XFL Quiz and test your knowledge. - Link to Quiz

Rewind: Do you remember how the XFL was cancelled?

(Originally published 10 May 01) ...Joining us on the call today are Vince McMahon, Chairman of World Wrestling Federation Entertainment, Dick Ebersoll, Chairman of NBC Sports and Olympics, Bazil Devito [sp], President of the XFL... Link to Transcript of Cancellation News Conference

Rewind: Lightning Does Strike Twice

(Originally published 19 Feb 01) Read how the Bolts Got their 2nd Win and how our team reporter almost got booted from the press box for cheering too loudly.. Link to Article

Video Gallery

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