2020 XFL rosters: Complete list of college players on every team

Four-hundred and sixty athletes who played NCAA football were on opening-day rosters when the XFL kicked off its 2020 football season. Find the 2020 XFL rosters below.

According to the XFL, 428 of those athletes are from Division I programs with 367 coming from the FBS and 61 from the FCS. Twenty-five players are from Division II schools and seven from Division III programs. 

Division/Sub-Division Number of players
FBS 367
FCS 61
Division II 25
Division III 7

The SEC leads all college conferences with 70 players followed by the Big Ten with 52. Here is a breakdown of the top five conferences that rostered the most players on opening day. 

Conference Number of players
SEC 70
Big Ten 52
ACC 45
Big 12 41
Pac-12 35

There are a lot of Tigers in the XFL this season, as LSU and Auburn lead all other schools with 10 players in the league apiece. Here are the top eight schools that are represented in the XFL.

NFL ROSTER BREAKDOWNS: FBS players on 2019 NFL rosters | FCS players | DII players | DIII players

School Number of players
LSU 10
Auburn 10
Oklahoma 9
Florida 8
Florida State 7
Maryland 7
Oregon State 7
Temple 7

The XFL season kicked off Saturday, Feb. 8, when the DC Defenders hosted the Seattle Dragons. Each of the eight teams in the league released their 52-man rosters Monday, Jan. 27. Here is a breakdown of each team and where each player went to college. Players on injured reserve lists are not listed here. 

2020 XFL opening-day rosters

Dallas Renegades 

Number First Name Last Name Position College
1 Jazz Ferguson WR Northwestern State
2 Drew Galitz P Baylor
3 Flynn Nagel WR Northwestern
7 Eric Dungey QB Syracuse
8 Austin MacGinnis K Kentucky
9 Philip Nelson QB East Carolina
11 Joshua Crockett WR Central Oklahoma
12 Landry Jones QB Oklahoma
13 Jeff Badet WR Oklahoma
16 Jerrod Heard WR Texas
18 Freddie Martino WR North Greenville
20 Tenny Adewusi S Delaware
21 Micah Abernathy S Tennessee
22 Marquis Young RB Massachusetts
23 Josh Thornton CB Southern Utah
24 Treston Decoud CB Oregon State
25 Lance Dunbar RB North Texas
26 Donatello Brown CB Valdosta State
27 Austin Walter RB Rice
28 Josh Hawkins CB East Carolina
31 Derron Smith S Fresno State
34 Cameron Artis-Payne RB Auburn
40 Tre Watson LB Maryland
41 Dashaun Phillips CB Tarleton State
43 Christian Kuntz LB Duquesne
44 Hau’oli Kikaha OB Washington
45 Doyin Jibowu S Fort Hays State
46 Tegray Scales LB Indiana
47 Tobenna Okeke OLB Fresno State
48 Greer Martini LB Notre Dame
49 Donald Parham TE Stetson
50 Reshard Cliett LB South Florida
51 Ray Ray Davison LB California
52 John Keenoy OG Western Michigan
55 James Folston OB Pittsburgh
57 Frank Alexander DE Oklahoma
58 Asantay Brown LB Western Michigan
59 Johnathan Calvin OB Mississippi State
61 Maurquice Shakir OG Middle Tennessee
62 Darius James OT Auburn
64 Salesi Uhatafe OG Utah
65 Alex Balducci OC Oregon
66 Josh Allen OG UL Monroe
70 Willie Beavers OT Western Michigan
71 Justin Evans OT South Carolina State
77 Pace Murphy OT Northwestern State
80 Sean Price TE/H South Florida
86 Julian Allen TE/H Southern Mississippi
91 Tomasi Laulile DT BYU
93 Tony Guerad DT UCF
96 Winston Craig DE Richmond
98 Gelen Robinson DE Purdue

DC Defenders

Number First Name Last Name Position College
1 DeAndre Thompkins WR Penn State
2 Ty Rausa K Boise State
3 Tyree Jackson QB Buffalo
4 Eli Rogers WR Louisville
7 Hunter Niswander P Northwestern
9 Jalen Rowell WR Air Force
10 Simmie Cobbs WR Indiana
12 Cardale Jones QB Ohio State
15 Rashad Ross WR Arizona State
16 Tyler Palka WR Gannon
19 Malachi Dupre WR Louisiana State
20 Carlos Merritt S Campbell
21 Doran Grant CB Ohio State
22 Matt Elam S Florida
24 Donnel Pumphrey RB San Diego State
25 Desmond Lawrence CB North Carolina
26 Jhurell Pressley RB New Mexico
28 Elijah Campbell CB Northern Iowa
29 Tyree Kinnel S Michigan
30 Bradley Sylve CB Alabama
31 Nick Brossette RB Louisiana State
32 Khalid Abdullah RB James Madison
38 Shamarko Thomas S Syracuse
42 Brian Khoury DE Carnegie Mellon
45 Rahim Moore S UCLA
51 Dorian Johnson OG Pittsburgh
52 Jonathan Celestin LB Minnesota
53 Jameer Thurman LB Indiana State
54 Jonathan Massaquoi LB Troy
55 Antwione Williams LB Georgia Southern
56 KeShun Freeman DE Georgia Tech
58 Scooby Wright LB Arizona
59 A.J. Tarpley LB Stanford
64 Jon Toth OC Kentucky
69 Cole Boozer OT Temple
72 Logan Tuley-Tillman OT Texas-El Paso
74 Rishard Cook OG UAB
75 Chris Brown OG Southern California
77 James O’Hagan OC Buffalo
78 Malcolm Bunche OT UCLA
79 De’Ondre Wesley OT Brigham Young
80 Donnie Ernsberger TE Western Michigan
85 Derrick Hayward TE Maryland
86 Khari Lee TE Bowie State
90 Siupeli Anau DT Northern Arizona
91 Tavaris Barnes DE Clemson
92 Elijah Qualls DT Washington
93 Tracy Sprinkle DT Ohio State
94 Kalani Vakameilalo DT Oregon State
95 Kenny Bigelow DT West Virginia
96 Jay Bromley DT Syracuse
99 Sam Montgomery DE Louisiana State

Houston Roughnecks

Number First Name Last Name Position College
1 Kahlil Lewis WR Cincinnati
3 Sam Mobley WR Catawba
5 Austin Rehkow P Idaho
7 Sergio Castillo K West Texas AM
10 Sammie Coates WR Auburn
11 P.J. Walker QB Temple
13 Ray Bolden WR Stony Brook
14 Cam Phillips WR Virginia Tech
15 Ryheem Malone WR Louisiana-Lafayette
17 Blake Jackson WR Mary Hardin-Baylor
18 Connor Cook QB Michigan State
20 Marqueston Huff S Wyoming
21 Charles James CB Charleston Southern
22 Corrian Ballard S Utah
23 Trae Elston S Mississippi
25 Cody Brown S Arkansas State
26 Saivion Smith CB Alabama
27 Ajene Harris CB USC
28 James Butler RB Nevada/Iowa
29 De’Angelo Henderson RB Coastal Carolina
30 Deji Olatoye CB North Carolina A&T
32 Deatrick Nichols CB South Florida
33 Nick Holley RB Kent State
40 Ty Schwab LB Boston College
41 Jeremiah Johnson CB Concord
42 Beniquez Brown LB Mississippi State
43 Carl Bradford LB Arizona State
44 Andre Williams RB Boston College
47 DeMarquis Gates LB Mississippi
50 Kaelin Burnett LB Nevada
51 Edmond Robinson LB Newberry
53 Drew Lewis LB Colorado
54 LaTroy Lewis LB Tennessee
56 Tejan Koroma OL Brigham Young
58 Colton Taylor LS Virginia Tech
59 Vantrell McMillian DL Chattanooga
60 Toby Weathersby OL LSU
65 Demetrius Rhaney OL Tennessee State
66 Marquez Tucker OL Southern Utah
69 Isame Faciane OL Florida International
73 Sebastian Tretola OL Arkansas
74 Avery Gennesy OL Texas A&M
76 Juwann Bushell-Beatty OL Michigan
77 Kelvin Palmer OL Baylor
79 Terry Poole OL San Diego State
90 Johnny Maxey DE Mars Hill
91 Caushaud Lyons DL Tusculum
93 Corey Crawford DE Clemson
94 Kony Ealy DE Missouri
96 Walter Palmore DL Missouri
97 Gabe Wright DL Auburn
98 Nick James DL Mississippi State

Los Angeles Wildcats 

Number First Name Last Name Position College
2 Jalan McClendon QB Baylor
3 Chad Kanoff QB Princeton
6 Colton Schmidt P California-Davis
8 Josh Johnson QB San Diego
9 Nick Novak K Maryland
10 Kermit Whitfield WR Florida State
11 Nelson Spruce WR Colorado
15 Tre McBride WR William & Mary
17 Jalen Greene WR Utah State
18 Adonis Jennings WR Temple
20 Jaylen Dunlap CB Illinois
21 Mar’Sean Diggs SAF Alabama-Birmingham
22 Jerome Couplin SAF William & Mary
23 Mike Stevens CB North Carolina State
24 Larry Rose RB New Mexico State
25 Roman Tatum CB Southern Illinois
26 Arrion Springs CB Oregon
27 Harlan Miller CB Southeast Louisiana
28 Martez Carter RB Grambling State
29 Jack Tocho SAF North Carolina State
32 LaDarius Wiley SAF Vanderbilt
33 Dujuan Harris RB Troy
34 Elijah Hood RB North Carolina
36 Ahmad Dixon SAF Baylor
44 Willie Mays LB Tiffin
45 Ryan Navarro LS Oregon State
50 Quentin Gause LB Rutgers
52 Tre’ Williams LB Auburn
54 Taiwan Jones LB Michigan State
56 Nico Siragusa OG San Diego State
57 Will Smith LB Texas Tech
59 Fred Lauina OG Oregon State
62 Dwayne Wallace OT Kansas
66 Patrick Vahe OG Texas
70 Kahlil McKenzie OG Tennessee
72 Storm Norton OT Toledo
73 Jaelin Robinson OT Temple
74 Tyler Roemer OT San Diego State
75 Lene Maiava OT Arizona
77 Shawn Oakman DE Baylor
80 Shawn Blacknall WR Penn State
82 Brandon Barnes TE Alabama State
84 Jordan Smallwood WR Oklahoma
88 De’Quan Hampton WR Southern California
90 Roderick Henderson DE Baylor
91 Boogie Roberts DT San Jose State
93 Trevon Sanders DT Troy
94 Cedric Reed DE Texas 
95 Montori Hughes DT Tennessee-Martin
96 Anthony Johnson LB Louisiana State
98 Devin Taylor DE South Carolina
99 Latarius Brady DT Memphis

New York Guardians

Number First Name Last Name Position College
1 Mekale McKay WR Cincinnati
2 Joe Horn WR Missouri Western
3 Colby Pearson WR Brigham Young
7 Luis Perez QB Texas A&M Commerce
8 Justin Vogel P Miami (FL)
9 Teo Redding WR Bowling Green
10 Austin Duke WR Charlotte
12 Marquise Williams QB North Carolina
14 Matt McGloin QB Penn State
16 Matthew McCrane K Kansas State
17 Justice Liggins WR Stephen F. Austin
20 Tim Cook III RB Oregon State
21 Jamar Summers CB Connecticut
22 Dravon Askew-Henry S West Virginia
23 Justin Stockton RB Texas Tech
24 Ranthony Texada II CB Texas Christian
26 DeJuan Neal CB Shepherd
27 Darius Victor RB Towson
28 Wesley Sutton S Northern Arizona
29 Bryce Jones CB Akron
30 Andrew Soroh S Florida Atlantic
31 Terrence Alexander CB Louisiana State
33 A.J. Hendy S Maryland
34 Matthew Colburn II RB Wake Forest
36 Demetrious Cox S Michigan State
42 Scott Daly LS Notre Dame
44 Ryan Mueller LB Kansas State
45 D’Juan Hines LB Houston
47 Frank Ginda LB San Jose State
48 Jawuan Johnson LB Texas Christian
49 Nick DeLuca LB North Dakota State
55 Charles Wright DE Vanderbilt
56 Ben Heeney LB Kansas
58 Bunmi Rotimi Jr. DE Old Dominion
59 Garret Dooley LB Wisconsin
68 Garrett Brumfield C Louisiana State
69 Ian Silberman C Boston College
70 John Kling IV T Buffalo
71 Brant Weiss T Toledo
73 Avery Young OL Auburn
74 Jarron Jones T Notre Dame
77 Damien Mama G USC
78 Anthony Coyle G Fordham
83 Jake Sutherland TE Morehead State
85 Keenen Brown TE Texas State
87 Jake Powell TE Monmouth (NJ)
88 EJ Bibbs TE Iowa State
91 Jarrell Owens DE Oklahoma State
93 TJ Barnes DT Georgia Tech
94 Joey Mbu DT Houston
95 Toby Johnson Jr. DT Georgia
99 Cavon Walker DT Maryland

St. Louis Battlehawks

Number First Name Last Name Position College
0 Jake Payne DT Shenandoah
2 L’Damian Washington WR Missouri
4 Nick Fitzgerald QB Mississippi State
5 Taylor Russolino K Millsaps
6 Taylor Heinicke QB Old Dominion
7 Marquette King P Fort Valley State
10 Jordan Ta’amu QB Mississippi
14 Carlton Agudosi WR Rutgers
15 De’Mornay Pierson-El WR Nebraska
17 Keith Mumphery WR Michigan State
20 Lenard Tillery RB Southern University
23 Kenny Robinson S West Virginia
21 Harold Jones-Quartey DB Findlay
24 Matt Jones RB Florida
22 Ryan White CB Auburn
25 Will Hill S Florida
26 Dexter McCoil S Tulsa
28 Robert Nelson CB Arizona State
29 David Rivers CB Youngstown State
31 Trey Caldwell CB Louisiana-Monroe
33 Christine Michael RB Texas A&M
35 D’Montre Wade CB Murray State
36 Keith Ford RB Texas A&M
41 Darius Hillary DB Wisconsin
42 Shaq Jones DE Alabama-Birmingham
44 Joe Powell S Globe Tech
48 Tanner Carew LS Oregon
53 Gimel President DE Illinois
54 Dewayne Hendrix DL Pittsburgh
55 Andrew Ankrah DE James Madison
56 Ro’Derrick Hoskins LB Florida State
57 Terence Garvin LB West Virginia
58 Steve Beauharnais LB Rutgers
61 Bruno Reagan OT Vanderbilt
64 Michael Miller OG Washburn
66 Dejon Allen OG Hawaii
67 Brian Folkerts OG Washburn
69 Andrew McDonald OT Indiana
72 Jake Campos OG Iowa State
73 Matt McCants OT Alabama-Birmingham
75 Brian Wallace OL Arkansas
76 Kent Perkins OT Texas
82 Cole Hunt TE Texas Christian
83 Wes Saxton TE South Alabama
84 Alonzo Russell WR Toledo
85 Marcus Lucas WR Missouri
87 Brandon Reilly WR Nebraska
90 Casey Sayles DT Ohio
94 Kellen Soulek DT South Dakota State
95 Channing Ward DT Mississippi
96 Davonte Lambert DT Auburn
98 Will Clarke DL West Virginia

Seattle Dragons 

Number First Name Last Name Position College
2 Kasen Williams WR Washington
7 B.J. Daniels QB South Florida
9 Brock Miller P Southern Utah
10 John Santiago WR North Dakota
11 Sergio Bailey WR Eastern Michigan
12 Brandon Silvers QB Troy
13 Austin Proehl WR North Carolina
14 Alonzo Moore WR Nebraska
16 Dontez Byrd WR Tennessee Tech
19 Keenan Reynolds WR Navy
20 Kenneth Farrow RB Houston
21 Mohammed Seisay CB Nebraska
23 Trey Williams RB Texas A&M
24 Marko Myers CB Southeastern
25 Steve Williams CB California
27 Johnathan Alston CB North Carolina State
30 Channing Stribling CB Michigan
31 Ja’Quan Gardner RB Humboldt State
32 Tyson Graham S South Dakota
33 Jordan Martin S Syracuse
34 Jeremy Clark CB Michigan
35 Godwin Igwebuike S Northwestern
39 Santos Ramirez S Arkansas
41 Noah Borden LS Hawaii
50 Dillon Day C Mississippi St.
51 Praise Martin-Oguike DE Temple
52 Kyle Queiro LB Northwestern
55 Nick Temple LB Cincinnati
56 Nyles Morgan LB Notre Dame
57 Marcel Frazier DE Missouri
59 Steven Johnson LB Kansas
68 Cyril Richardson G Baylor
69 William Campbell G Michigan
72 Anthony Moten DT Miami (FL)
73 Kirk Barron C Purdue
75 Venzell Boulware G Tennessee
76 Michael Dunn T Maryland
77 Quinterrius Eatmon T South Florida
79 Isaiah Battle T Clemson
81 Colin Jeter TE LSU
84 Ben Johnson TE Kansas
85 Cam Clear TE Texas A&M
88 Evan Rodriguez TE Temple
89 Connor Hamlett TE Oregon State
90 Stansly Maponga DE TCU
91 Anthony Johnson DE Florida International
92 Durrant Miles DE Boise State
93 Will Sutton DT Arizona State
94 Pasoni Tasini DT Utah
97 Jacquies Smith DE Missouri
99 Jordan Thompson DT Northwestern

Tampa Bay Vipers

Number First Name Last Name Position College
3 Andrew Franks K Rensselaer Polytechnic
4 Taylor Cornelius QB Oklahoma State
8 Chase Litton QB Marshall
9 Quinton Flowers QB/RB South Florida
10 Jake Schum P Buffalo
11 Aaron Murray QB Georgia
13 Donteea Dye WR Heidelberg
14 Stacy Coley WR Miami (FL)
15 Seantavius Jones WR Valdosta State
17 Jalen Tolliver WR Arkansas-Monticello
18 Reece Horn WR Indianapolis
19 Tanner McEvoy WR Wisconsin
20 Tarvarus McFadden DB Florida State
21 Robert Priester S Wyoming
22 Rannell Hall DB Central Florida
23 Anthoula Kelly DB Fresno State
24 De’Veon Smith RB Michigan
27 Micah Hannemann S Brigham Young
28 Bryce Canady CB Florida International
29 Jacques Patrick RB Florida State
30 Demontre Hurst CB Oklahoma
31 Corey Moore DB Georgia
32 Jalen Collins CB Louisiana State
33 Shelton Lewis CB Florida Atlantic
34 Mack Brown RB Florida
35 Marcelis Branch S Robert Morris
41 Terrance Plummer LB Central Florida
42 Nick Moore LS Georgia
43 Emmanuel Beal LB Oklahoma
45 Lucas Wacha LB Wyoming
49 Nikita Whitlock DT Wake Forest
50 John Yarbrough OC Richmond
53 Deiontrez Mount DE Louisville
56 Ike Spearman LB Eastern Michigan
63 Jordan McCray OC Central Florida
67 Jerald Foster OG Nebraska
71 Isaiah Williams OT Akron
73 Martez Ivey OT Florida
75 Andrew Tiller OG Syracuse
76 Daronte Bouldin OG Mississippi
78 Marquis Lucas OT West Virginia
80 DeAndre Goolsby TE Florida
81 Daniel Williams WR Jackson State
83 Ryan Davis WR Auburn
85 Nick Truesdell TE Grand Rapids Jr. Co.
86 Colin Thompson TE Temple
91 Bobby Richardson DE Indiana 
92 Josh Banks DT Wake Forest
95 CeCe Jefferson DE Florida
96 Jason Neill DE Texas-San Antonio
97 Ricky Walker DT Virginia Tech

Spencer Parlier has worked at CNN, Heavy Inc., and WFSU-FM. His writing and production have also appeared on CNN.com, Heavy.com and Florida Public Radio. Follow him on Twitter @ParlOfWisdom.

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