There is still wheeling and dealing in the XFL with weeks till the official start of the season. This time Houston and New York swap wide receivers.
The Houston Roughnecks trade WR Joe Horn Jr. to the New York Guardians in exchange for WR Taivon Jacobs.
? TRADE ALERT ?— Houston Roughnecks (@XFLRoughnecks) January 17, 2020
We've acquired WR Taivon Jacobs from @XFLGuardians in exchange for WR Joe Horn Jr. pic.twitter.com/brVLdBTgBM
Joe Horn Jr is the son of former New Orleans Saints WR Joe Horn. Horn Jr was an undrafted free agent with the Baltimore Ravens until he was cut in August. The Houston Roughnecks drafted him in Phase 5 of the XFL draft. He played college football at (D2)Missouri Western State.
“Y’all got something to look forward to this season.” @Joehorn_4 signs off after his first practice in the ?⚫️? pic.twitter.com/Gd2FHRTkCa— New York Guardians (@XFLGuardians) January 17, 2020
Taivon Jacobs played college football at the University of Maryland. He signed with the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent in 2019 and was cut in August as well.
Injuries derailed Jacobs career at Maryland, and he is looking for a second chance in the XFL. Jacobs signed as an undrafted free agent with the New York Guardians before being traded.
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