The XFL held an invite-only workout in Dallas on Friday. The league plans to hold one such at event in the cities of each of their eight franchises.
The workout brought out a number of familiar names for area college football programs. More than 30 players came from the following local colleges: Oklahoma (6), TCU (6), Texas A&M (5), Texas Tech (5), SMU (4), Baylor (3), North Texas, Oklahoma State.
Among those names were some former stars. QB Landry Jones was a four-year starter for the Oklahoma Sooners from 2009-2012. He was drafted in the fourth round of the NFL draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers and spent six years in the NFL.