The Spring League‘s fall season is right around the corner and former XFL players along with many CFL and College opt-outs will be participating.
The 6 team, 12 game season will be played entirely in San Antonio, Texas at The Alamodome, with friends and family allowed to attend the games, and tickets also being sold to the general public.
The sole purpose of The Spring Leagues’ fall season is to give these players another opportunity to build up their game film and impress professional football teams in the NFL, CFL, or maybe even XFL. Something that will definitely help is The Spring League has confirmed that they will be sending both practice and game film to every NFL and CFL team’s front office.
Who will participate in The Spring League?
It has been confirmed that “Any player who is currently eligible for the 2021 NFL Draft or a previous year’s NFL draft is eligible to sign with a team in The Spring League.”
Players that have so far been reported to be participating include former CFL QB and passing touchdown leader, McLeod Bethel-Thompson, as well as Former XFL LB Jerimiah Spicer.
According to football insider Mike Mitchell, a few former XFL coaches will also be in the mix, including Jerry Glanville, Ted Cottrell, and Derrius Bell.
Team Assignments: A player selection meeting will be taking place on Saturday, Oct 10 & Sunday, Oct 11. Teams will be made up of 38-man rosters with all players being notified of their team assignment no later than Oct 11.
The majority of players will report to practice at noon on Monday, Oct 19, with QBs and WRs reporting at noon on Sunday, Oct 18.
Full team practice will begin on Tuesday, Oct 20, with all of the position and team meetings being held on Zoom.
Regular season games will span 4 weeks and will be played on the following dates:
Tues, Oct 27
Wed, Nov 4
Tues, Nov 10
Wed, Nov 11
Tues, Nov 17
Wed, Nov 18
The exact date of the League Championship is TBD but will be played during the week of Nov 24th.
How/Where to watch?
7 of the 12 regular-season games, plus the League Championship, will be aired on Fox Sports 1, although which specific games are to be aired have not been confirmed yet.
Friends and family of the players will be allowed into the stadium on gameday, with single-game tickets available for purchase to the general public.
For more info and updates, follow The Spring League’s social media accounts & visit their website listed below:
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