After the conference call Friday from XFL president Jeffrey Pollack, now former XFL employees took to Twitter to thank the league, fans and their co-workers. We have a list of some of them.
Sam Schwartzstein – Director of Football Operations
For 671 days I had the coolest job in the world: Change the game of football to make it better for fans, players, and coaches. I can't thank the @XFL2020, Oliver, Vince, and everyone involved enough. Made some friends for life and will share some of my favorite memories here pic.twitter.com/EQ5HeTmmuj— Sam Schwartzstein (@schwartzsteins) April 10, 2020
*Note: I was at that game pictured above, I was excited for both of them, to finally see their hard work come to life.
Blake Kuenzi – Dallas Renegades Equipment Coordinator
Joining the XFL was the best decision I could have ever made. I met the most amazing people, learned so much about myself, and truly enjoyed going to work. I don’t know what is next for me but I know the XFL played a huge roll in shaping my future and for that I am truly grateful pic.twitter.com/FXNTIW3w30— Blake Kuenzi (@oumgr) April 13, 2020
Andrew Samson – Tampa Bay Vipers Director of Content
I got laid off by the XFL. Here’s what I’d like you to know. pic.twitter.com/6jl7elCUwR— Andrew Samson (@andrewdsamson) April 12, 2020
Brooks Sherman – Tampa Bay Vipers Field Producer & Editor
The end of the XFL came as a shock. I went through my favorite moments of the season and put this video together. I want to thank the @xfl2020 and the @XFLVipers players coaches, and staff for this experience that I will never forget. I am looking forward to the next opportunity. pic.twitter.com/tIokLtj1d6— Brooks Sherman (@brooks_sherm) April 12, 2020
B.W. Carlin – XFL Social Media Editor
THIS is probably my proudest moment from my time at the XFL. Taking home the Player of the Week. My name on the same list as the legend @schwartzsteins.— B. W. Carlin (@BaileyCarlin) April 11, 2020
XFL forever. pic.twitter.com/DAO2bXUvhA
Michael Preston – DC Defenders Director of Communications and Community
Hope everyone is safe and having an amazing day.— Michael Preston (@PrestonXFLDC) April 12, 2020
With the XFL ceasing operations, I'm also shuttering this account in the coming days. Thanks for all the support & enthusiasm – was an awesome run. Long live the Beer Snake.
Keep following at @preston76
Brad Anderson – Tampa Bay Vipers Equipment Manager
Man, we really had something special with the @xfl2020— Brad Anderson (@BradEqMgr) April 11, 2020
Jenny Taft – Sideline Reporter
Covering @xfl2020 @XFLonFOX was one of my favorite experiences as a sideline reporter. I’m bummed for the players, coaches, team staff members – everyone was so excited about the future of the league. Lucky to experience it and get to know some really special athletes and people.— Jenny Taft (@JennyTaft) April 11, 2020
Jeff Friday – DC Defenders Head Strength and Conditioning Coach
Thank you XFL for giving me this opportunity. Working with a start up in which we had to be innovative and creative made me a better coach. #defendthedmv https://t.co/eP9DFS9rUp— Jeff Friday (@CoachJeffFriday) April 11, 2020
Jared Forest – NY Guardians Communications Coordinator
Status: Free Agent— Jared Forest (@TheDynastyOwl) April 11, 2020
Yesterday, I was among the 400 employees who got laid off as the XFL suspended operations. The experiences that I have gained as the Communications Coordinator of the Guardians are absolutely priceless…
However, it is time to move forward.
The Last XFL Tweet
April 10, 2020
There is a lot more of these tweets and messages. We at XFL News Hub wish everyone involved with the XFL the best of luck and pray that everyone remains safe and that there will be new opportunity’s on the horizon real soon.
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April 13, 2020 at 9:53 pm
I’m really going to miss the XFL 🙁