Trio of Lowcountry natives drafted into XFL

Tanya Simon
October 16, 2019

Cardale Jones, Ohio State Buckeyes star who spent a season with the Bills and two as a reserve for the Chargers.

Aaron Murray, Tampa Bay Vipers A high school All-American from Tampa, FL, Murray is the SEC's all-time leader in completions (921), passing yards (13,166) and passing touchdowns (121). A fellow former Tiger, defensive end Jacquies Smith, went to the Seattle Dragons.

· End Jamell Garcia-Williams (UAB), who was selected by the St. Louis Battlehawks with the seventh pick of the fourth round (31st overall). Robinson, who had stints in the NFL after college with the Minnesota Vikings, New York Jets and Arizona Cardinals will be playing in his 2nd different league in 2 years.

Luis Perez, LA Wildcats In 28 career games (25-3) at Texas A&M - Commerce, Perez finished as the all-time leader in completions (665), passing yards (8,325) and passing TDs (78).

Houston Roughnecks: Phillip Walker, who starred at Temple and then spent parts of three seasons with the Indianapolis Colts.

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The XFL is nearly back in action, but first teams need to fill out their rosters.

The rest of the list includes a number of former NCAA quarterbacks, former backup NFL QBs, and guys who spent time in the AAF. There will be 52 players on final rosters, to be determined in January, and 46 active for games.

Rashard Davis was selected by the DC Defenders on Tuesday during Phase 1 of the selection process.

A group of former Carolina Panthers players are now members of the new/returning league and among the highlights is former running back Cameron Artis-Payne. He played for the New Orleans Saints from 2015 to 2017 after being drafted in the second round out of Washington, bringing with him prolific experience in getting after quarterbacks but also a series of knee injuries.

Players will be paid base salaries of $2,080 every two weeks, according to information distributed this month to agents and confirmed by a source.

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