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Citadel to Implement XFL's Kickoff, Extra-Point Rules for 2020 Spring Game

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The XFL's inaugural reboot season only began last month, but the innovative league is already making an impression.

Citadel head coach Brent Thompson told Jeff Hartsell of the Post and Courier on Monday that his team will be implementing the XFL's kickoff format for its 2020 spring game Saturday.

"The last two weeks I've been watching the XFL, and I really liked a couple of aspects of it," Thompson said. "One thing I really like is the kickoff. During a spring game, you don't usually do a kickoff, because it can be a dangerous play.