The XFL Has Reportedly Made Another Head Coaching Hire

first_imgA generic view of a goal line marker.(Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)Former Michigan assistant Pep Hamilton was the odd man out when the Wolverines poached Josh Gattis away from the Alabama Crimson Tide.Gattis, the co-offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach at Alabama, is ready to take over as the offensive coordinator at Michigan.That left Pep Hamilton out of the job – though it appears he won’t be off the sidelines for long.According to college football insider Bruce Feldman, Hamilton resigned from Michigan earlier this week but has already landed a new job.Feldman reported on Thursday night that Hamilton will now be the new head coach and general manager of the Washington D.C. branch of the XFL.SOURCE: Pep Hamilton, who’d resigned Monday at #Michigan to pursue other opportunities, is expected to become the new head coach and GM of the XFL’s new Washington, DC franchise. Word is he’s been working on getting a staff together the past week or so.— Bruce Feldman (@BruceFeldmanCFB) February 7, 2019Hamilton is the latest former college football coach to make the jump to the new football league.Former Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops announced on Thursday that he’s the new head coach and general manager of the Dallas franchise of the XFL.With Oliver Luck as the league’s commissioner, the XFL has landed several significant names heading into its inaugural season in 2020.Hamilton has spent time as the quarterbacks coach for multiple NFL teams and was the offensive coordinator for the Indianapolis Colts for nearly three seasons. Now he’ll lead the capital’s newest team.last_img

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