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Former FCS players help fill XFL rosters

(Stats Perform) - More than four-dozen FCS players, including All-Americans from recent national championship-winning programs North Dakota State and James Madison, were part of the eight XFL rosters that were finalized on Monday.

Former North Dakota State linebacker Nick DeLuca will play for the New York Guardians while James Madison has running back Khalid Abdullah on the DC Defenders and defensive end Andrew Ankrah with the St. Louis Battlehawks.

The XFL, which played a single season in 2001, is returning with a 10-game regular season and playoffs, beginning Feb. 8-9. Each franchise has a 52-player roster.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: R. Riddle1453
Passing TDs: R. Riddle15
Rushing Yards: T. Devezin1002
Rushing TDs: T. Devezin11
Receiving Yards: D. Durden647
Receiving TDs: D. Durden4
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2019
Date Opponent Result / Time
8/31 at Western Carolina W 49 - 27
9/7 at Presbyterian W 45 - 7
9/14 vs. Austin Peay L 34 - 48
9/21 at Furman L 10 - 45
9/28 vs. Campbell L 27 - 34
10/5 vs. Chattanooga L 17 - 34
10/19 vs. VMI W 34 - 27
10/26 at Citadel L 24 - 35
11/2 vs. Samford W 36 - 33
11/9 vs. Wofford L 7 - 41
11/16 at ETSU L 33 - 38
11/23 at North Carolina L 7 - 56
Southern
  Conference Overall
16 Wofford 7-1 8-4
21 Furman 6-2 8-5
Chattanooga 5-3 6-6
Virginia Military 4-4 5-7
Samford 4-4 5-7
Citadel 4-4 6-6
Mercer 3-5 4-8
Western Carolina 2-6 3-9
ETSU 1-7 3-9
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 4306 (79)
Passing Yards: 2599 (65)
Rushing Yards: 1707 (66)
Points per game: 26.9 (62)
Yards per game: 358.8 (85)
Touchdowns: 39 (61)
Field Goals: 13 (38)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 5670 (120)
Passing Yards: 2440 (46)
Rushing Yards: 3230 (126)
Points per game: 35.4 (108)
Yards per game: 472.5 (119)
Touchdowns: 50 (102)
Field Goals: 16 (117)