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XFL Named One Of The Hottest Start-Ups In The US By LinkedIn

LinkedIn put out its list of the Top Startups of 2019. They list the 50 hottest U.S. companies to work for right now. Coming in at #22 is the XFL.

What they had to say about the XFL;

U.S. headcount: 130+

Headquarters: Stamford, Connecticut

Vince McMahon, best known as chairman of WWE, is personally funding a relaunch of the XFL, a professional football league seeking to reimagine the game on and off the field by making the game faster and fan focused. The eight inaugural teams, all owned by the XFL directly, will kick off in February 2020. In preparation, the company is looking to hire more than 50 social media editors, marketing directors and community managers. 

How LinkedIn came up with its ranking;

Our editors and data scientists parsed billions of actions generated by LinkedIn’s 645 million members — and looked at four pillars in particular: employee growth; jobseeker interest; member engagement with the company and its employees; and how well these startups pulled talent from our flagship LinkedIn Top Companies list. 

Working In The Front Office

If you are interested in working for the XFL behind the scenes you can check out their job postings at

I Want To Play In The XFL

If you are a football player interested in playing in the XFL. You need to have an agent and have them get in touch with the league. Details are on the FAQ page at

Right now there are no open XFL tryouts or Showcase events. Your other option is to play in The Spring League. “An elite development league & scouting event for professional football talent.” The XFL has a partnership with them and they hold events for NFL, CFL and XFL scouts.

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Mark is the founder and editor of XFL News Hub. The site was started in January of 2018, within days of the announced return of the XFL. Contact him directly by emailing

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