The XFL Championship Game is on Saturday between the Arlington Renegades and the DC Defenders, and while it’s not the NFL, there are still some former five-stars and high four-stars playing in the game. Here’s a look at the top five former probables and the other four stars who will be in contention for the title.
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Rated as the second best prospect behind only Shaq Thompson and No. 1 in the 2012 California State Rankings. Murphy picks 3 offensive tackles behind DJ Humphries and Zack Banner Stanford Above usc and others on Signing Day. A sixth-round NFL draft pick by the Green Bay Packers, Murphy played a few years there and then bounced around the leagues for a few seasons before moving to the XFL.
In September of his senior season, Hill Florida Above usc and many other then coaches urban mayor Stockpile of five stars on the way to national titles. Rated as top athlete and No.1. The No. 1 prospect, Hill was No. 1 in the New Jersey state rankings. As a 10th in the class of 2008, he played quarterback and safety in high school. Hill retired in 2011, and briefly played in the NFL before moving on to a few other leagues.
Five-star receiver from La Puente (Calif.) picks Bishop Amat usc Above Alabama, Georgia, Washington and others and finished as the second best receiver in the 2016 class behind only N’Keil Harry. Despite 222 catches for 2,801 yards and 20 touchdowns during his college career, Vaughan went undrafted.
As the No. 1 Rivals 100 Prospect 100 in the 2017 class, Hines was ranked as the third best inside linebacker behind Jordan Anthony and Jacob Phillips and the No. 1 inside linebacker overall. 14 in the Texas state rankings. Hines is committed to Texas A&M Above tcu, Ohio State, Florida, UCLA And Penn State, The former four-star finished with 106 tackles over two seasons. He opted out of the 2020 COVID season and then went undrafted.
On 2011 Signing Day, Wright chose Auburn. Tennessee And Alabama Columbus (Ga.) was ranked No. 1 as a Carver Four-Star. 13 defensive tackles and no. 141 in the 2011 recruiting class. He finished with 83 tackles and six sacks over four seasons on the ground and was then the fourth-round pick of the Detroit Lions. He bounced around the league over the years.
The other four stars in the title game
Florida receiver Josh Hammond, Georgia Zuko OL D Marcus Hayes, lsu DB Cameron Lewis, Florida State linebacker Reggie Northrup, lsu DT Dare Rosenthal, Kansas RB Pooka Williams, West Virginia rb lady brown, Missouri QB Kelly Bryant, miami DB Jamal Carter, Auburn DB Xavier Davis, Oregon OL Cameron Hunt and Auburn DE Devonte Lambert