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Report: Houston Roughnecks Will Be Back If XFL Returns In 2021

In another good sign of the future return of the XFL. Mark Berman, Sports Director at Fox 26 (KRIV) is reporting that The University Of Houston has agreed to renew the TDECU Stadium Rental Agreement with the XFL.

“Another sign that if the XFL is resurrected the league could continue to have a franchise in Houston. According to sources with knowledge of the talks between @UHCougars officials and XFL representatives, UH…

Mark Berman

As part of Chapter 11 Bankruptcy proceedings, the XFL has reached out to cities like Seattle, St Louis, and Houston to secure their agreements as assets if the XFL were to be purchased by a new owner. In effect, with a new owner, these cities are on board for XFL 3.0.

In court documents, we learn late last month that over 20 potential buyers have signed NDA’s. We also learned that Houston Roughnecks head coach June Jones would be on board if the XFL were to return in 2021.

The Roughnecks finished 5 and 0 in the shortened season. Ranking 3rd in total offense at 343.4 (YDS/G) behind projected MVP P.J. Walker. 3rd in total defense and 1st in sacks.

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Mark Perry, a passionate sports journalist and the founder and editor of XFL News Hub, has been at the forefront of covering the XFL since its revival in 2018. Within days of the XFL's announced return, Mark initiated XFL News Hub to keep the fans abreast of every detail, game, and development of the league. Mark's extensive knowledge of the sport, combined with his unwavering dedication to providing comprehensive and accurate reporting, has made XFL News Hub the go-to platform for all things related to the XFL. His work over the years has brought him recognition in the world of sports journalism, solidifying his place as a leading voice in XFL coverage. Beyond just reporting, Mark believes in fostering a community around the XFL, engaging fans through his innovative content and discussions. If you have any inquiries, comments, or insights you'd like to share, Mark welcomes you to contact him directly at

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  1. Terence Sparkman

    June 9, 2020 at 12:05 am

    I think people in Oakland would come out and support a team.

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