The ol' head ball coach, who led the Washington Redskins from 2002-2003, returned to the sideline Saturday night, coachin' up the Orlando Apollos.
According to TVByTheNumbers, almost 3.2 million people watched the pregame and 2.91 million stuck with the broadcast for the actual action between the Orlando Apollos vs. Atlanta Legends and the San Antonio Commanders vs. San Diego Fleet.
"I think the fans had a good time", he said after the contest.
In the league's other opener Saturday night, San Antonio topped San Diego 15-6.
Salt Lake Stallions at Arizona Hotshots8 p.m. ET on NFL Network - Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Ariz. CBS Sports Network will televise one game a week, the NFL Network will show 19 games, and TNT and B-R Live will also carry broadcasts of the action throughout the season.
Former Hawkeye Bob Stoops takes head coaching job in XFL
Louis, Seattle, Tampa Bay and Washington, DC. "I have a lot of respect for him and when he talks I listen". Stoops will earn the moniker of being named the first coach within the new XFL.
In overtime, each team will get the ball at the opposing 10-yard line. A ninth member of the officiating crew, a "SkyJudge," will sit in the press box and "use real-time technology to correct clear errors involving player safety anytime during a game, and pass interference inside of five minutes left in the fourth quarter", the AP reported.
Teams must go for two after touchdowns as way to add excitement to the next play after a TD as many fans tune away from extra point attempts. They also had three interceptions with linebacker Terence Garvin having two of them and returning one 51-yards for a touchdown.
After starting five games for the Eagles, Brooks ruptured his right quadriceps tendon, an injury that put an end to his National Football League career.
Onside kicks are not a part of The Alliance and instead "onside conversions" will be a new addition. So, who are the notable players on the rosters, who are the teams and what does the schedule look like? The AAF will restrict teams to a 30-second play clock, rather than the 35-second clock that teams receive in the NFL.
The events occurred in a unusual, chronological order, nearly as though fans were watching an inspirational Hollywood movie instead of the inaugural game of an upstart football league.