Will Hill III – SAF – St Louis Battlehawks
Will Hill has perhaps the best resume in the Pros, with 221 combined tackles, 3 forced fumbles, a sack and 4 INT’s and 3 TD’s during his time in the NFL. With the Giants and Ravens, he played both safety and linebacker.
The Battlehawks now have a versatile piece in the defensive backfield who can play in coverage and up in the box. At 29, he’s still in his prime and will bring a steadying presence to the St Louis secondary.
Sterling Moore – CB – Seattle Dragons
Moore is another great established veteran. He’s got 186 tackles, 6 forced fumbles, 41 passes defensed and 6 INT’s in the pros. With time spent on 7 NFL rosters, he’s got the experience and has started with the Patriots, Buccaneers, Cowboys, and Saints.
I think he’ll be one of the premium lockdown corners in the XFL.
Kenny Robinson – DB – West Virginia
Kenny Robinson was the first eligible NCAA player to opt-out for the XFL, and he’s a big deal in his own right. He’s spent time playing at both corner and safety, and at 6’2″ he’s got the length defenses like to have in the secondary.
He has the ability to make stops up in the box, but he really shines in coverage. With 7 picks in 2 years at WV, he’s a game-changer and will be one of the XFL’s brightest young stars.
Rahim Moore – SAF – DC Defenders
Rahim Moore had a good run with the Broncos, and with the exception of one play that we Coloradoans don’t speak of, he displayed solid coverage skills his whole career. The 6’1″ Free Safety has 9 picks in the NFL, and though his run in the pros was cut short by a (non-chronic) leg condition, he’s back in game shape.
The Defenders have put together a fantastic draft thus far and put a solid piece on the back end of their defense here.
Steve Williams – CB – Seattle Dragons
The 28-year-old has played with the Charger and Rams, making 2 forced fumbles, 7 passes defensed and 2 Ints in limited playing time. In addition to NFL experience, he’s got blazing speed with a 4.34 40 time and can make plays all over the field.
Between William and Moore, the Dragons have locked down a fantastic starting duo.
Brandon Langley – CB – Houston Roughnecks
The 25-year old has measurables that coaches dream of. At 6 foot, with 4.4 speed he’s everything you look for in a prospect. After being drafted in the 3rd round by the Broncos, he was thrown into the fire early, often being picked on as teams avoided All-Pro Chris Harris. With fantastic tools, he just needs time to develop and could become one of the XFL’s best young corners.
Marqueston Huff – SAF – Houston Roughnecks
“Quest” has had a solid rookie year being picked in the 4th round out of Wyoming. With the Titans, he notched a sack, 4 passes defensed and a pick 6. The 27-year-old has a 6’0″ frame and 4.49 speed and can play either CB or S, so they can play him wherever needed.
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