With training camp about to begin for the Arlington Renegades, the team gets ten more players assigned to the roster.
The XFL announced it Friday on the heels of players and coaches arriving in Arlington, Texas in preparation for training camp kicking off.
This is in part of the partnership the XFL and the NFL Alumni Academy have with giving players in the academy an opportunity to earn a spot on an XFL roster. Each XFL team was assigned nine or ten players to their roster from the academy.
Arlington Renegades Assigned Players
Jibri Blount, Tight End, NC Central
Jibri Blount is the son of NFL Hall of Famer Mel Blount who has taken an interesting journey to the NFL. Blount was more of a basketball player playing his college ball at Cleveland State and North Carolina Central. Back in 2021, he had a short stint with the Miami Dolphins as a tight before being waived in July of 2021.
Raheem Bramwell, Linebacker, Shaw
During his college years at Shaw, Raheem Bramwell recorded 75 tackles, 10.5 tackles for loss, two pass breakups, two interceptions, and two forced fumbles in two years. After graduating in 2016, he would join the Cedar Rapids Titans of the IFL. He was also a member of The Spring League for the Generals.
Kameron Brown, Wide Receiver, Coastal Carolina
Kameron Brown had a seven-year college career that started at Charleston Southern with the last two seasons being played at Coastal Carolina. Brown recorded 911 receiving yards and eight touchdowns in two years at Coastal Carolina. He went undrafted in the NFL with being a part of the academy.
Jeremy Cox, Running Back, Old Dominion
Jeremy Cox had a successful college career as he finished second in school history with 2,175 rushing yards and fourth in school history with 23 rushing touchdowns. Cox also caught 75 balls for 532 yards and one touchdown at Old Dominion. Despite going undrafted in the NFL, he went to training camp with the Los Angeles Chargers in 2019. He would last play a full season with the Denver Broncos in 2020 where he was active for multiple games throughout the season.
James Fagan, Offensive Tackle, Hampton
Versatility might be a good description for James Fagan as he has played multiple positions in his college career. Fagan’s college career began at Old Dominion playing at tight end and started four games at left tackle in 2019. He would end up at Hampton where he was listed as a defensive lineman recording eight tackles and a half sack in 2021.
Kaleb Prejean, Defensive Tackle, Temple
Kaleb Prejean played two seasons for the Temple Owls in 2019 and 2020. Prejean started as a tight end and would end his time at Temple playing defensive tackle. He went undrafted in the NFL draft.
Elijah Reed, Safety, South Dakota
South Dakota saw Elijah Reed have a strong showing in five seasons at the school. Reed recorded 258 tackles, 19 pass deflections, five forced fumbles, one fumble recovery, and one tackle for loss. He was named second-team all-Missouri Valley Football Conference honors in 2021.
Mike Van Hoeven, Center, Eastern Michigan
Mike Van Hoeven had a consistent career for Eastern Michigan during his five seasons playing at the school. Van Hoeven was the first Eastern Michigan player to be recognized three times in a career by CoSIDA for All-District honors.
Chad Williams, Wide Receiver, Gambling
Chad Willams highlights the biggest name of the assigned players due to his multiple-year career in the NFL. After a strong college career, Williams was drafted in the third round of the 2017 NFL Draft by the Arizona Cardinals. He would play for the Cardinals, Colts, and Chiefs from 2017 until 2021. During his NFL career, Williams caught 20 passes for 202 yards and one touchdown. His last appearance on the field was in the USFL with the New Orleans Breakers in 2022.
Dominick Wood-Anderson, Tight End, Tennessee
In two seasons in college with Tennessee, Dominick Wood-Anderson recorded 38 catches for 408 yards and three touchdowns between 2018 and 2019. Wood-Anderson would go undrafted in the NFL and play for the Seattle Seahawks before being waived prior to the 2021 regular season.
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