Episode 35 – With XFL kickers, experience matters – Guest: Ernesto Lacayo
Mark Nelson interviews Ernesto Lacayo, placekicker for the Seattle Dragons.
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 Lacayo, placekicker for the Seattle Dragons.
Ernesto talks about his kicking origins through high school and college, and a nine-year career that took him through the indoor leagues, before he was called in to kick for the Seattle Dragons just prior to their first XFL game. Ernesto tells the story of how the Dragons hired him, what it was like to kick in the home opener at Seattle’s CenturyLink Field, and remarks about how he is positive toward the XFL’s future.
Plus, how did kickers feel about the XFL footballs? You might be surprised.
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