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XFL Draft Set For October 15th & 16th, Training Camp Details

We hear from multiple sources that a letter has been sent out by XFL Commissioner and CEO Oliver Luck. In the letter, it details the October XFL draft and training camp schedule.

The XFL draft is set to take place Tuesday, October 15th and Wednesday, October 16th from the leagues home office in Stanford Connecticut. Each team will draft 70 players during the two-day process — no word on if it will be televised or online.

XFL Draft Letter

After the draft, there will be a 16-day minicamp starting on Tuesday, December 3rd. The XFL will provide all travel, lodging, and meals for minicamp players.

Players will be paid every two weeks following the beginning of mini camps. That will remain as long as they are on an Active Roster or Injured Reserve through the end of the league year on May 31st, 2020.

A centralized training camp will begin on Saturday, January 4th, 2020. The location has yet to be announced by the league. We previously reported the practice location would be in Houston, Texas.

The league-wide training camp will end on January 21st, which will be the XFL’s cut down day.

Teams will have a 52 man roster with 46 players activated on game day. “Team 9” will consist of 40 players. We previously reported on the XFL’s “Team 9” concept.

The letter ends with the following note;

“If an XFL player receives a written offer to sign with an NFL team – after the conclusion of the XFL postseason – we will support that opportunity.”

Stay tuned to XFL News Hub for all our draft day coverage in October.

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  1. Manonthemoon

    September 26, 2019 at 7:05 pm

    Yay! Finally!!

  2. Justin Westbrook

    September 27, 2019 at 6:52 am

    Is there any way to be drafted if a player was not part of 5he show case I would love to be able to support my family better I

    have been removed from football since 2012 but I still feel as if I have what it takes to play the game please I’m just asking for a chance

    • Rolando soto

      September 28, 2019 at 7:58 pm

      Go to the xfl website it says there good luck I will be cheering for you

    • Rolando soto

      September 28, 2019 at 8:04 pm

      Or look up how to join the xfl

  3. Susan Thomas

    September 28, 2019 at 3:00 pm

    Families would like to be supportive and be a part of the process by attending the up coming XFL Draft. Will the set-up be like the NFL Draft? Thank you for the excitement and anticipation of something good coming our way!

  4. raycoltfanbain

    September 29, 2019 at 7:19 pm

    I can’t wait so excited for the xfl to start. Football year around awesome.

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