Vegas Vipers

Vegas Vipers

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Nickname the Jets

2023 Regular Season Leaders

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Vegas Vipers Bio



Vegas Vipers Info


The Vegas Vipers are a professional football team based out of Las Vegas, Nevada. The Vegas Vipers were founded in 2018 as the Tampa Bay Vipers. The new ownership of the XFL under Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia relocated the team to Las Vegas from Tampa Bay, Florida. There were talks whether to add the Vipers as an expansion team or to only relocate it from Tampa Bay to LasVegas. The Vegas Vipers are one of four teams competing in the North Division of XFL 2023.


Location, Stadium, and Team colors


The Vegas Vipers are headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. This makes the Vegas Vipers the second professional football team to be based out of Las Vegas after the Las Vegas Raiders of the NFL. The Vegas Vipers name is a homage to Nevada being home to a large number of rattlesnakes.



Cashman Field


The home stadium for the Vegas Vipers is the Cashman Field in Las Vegas, Nevada. It was built in 1947 and even served as the home field for the Oakland Raiders during the AFL era. The Cashman field is currently the home for the Las Vegas Lights soccer team of the USL Championship and the Vegas Vipers.



The Vegas Vipers have a colorway of black, red and white. Their logo resembling the head of a viper also follows this colorway. The jerseys for the Vegas Vipers are created by Under Armor who are the official kit provider for all XFL teams.


Vegas Vipers Roster


PositionNumberFirst NameLast NameCollege
QB3JalanMcClendonBaylor
QB12LuisPerezTexas A&M-Commerce
QB18BrettHundleyUCLA
RB5DeAndreTorreyNorth Texas
RB8JohnLovettPenn State
RB15RodSmithOhio State
RB32BrianBurtFresno State
WR4MartavisBryantClemson
WR10MathewSextonEastern Michigan
WR13JeffBadetOklahoma
WR14CinqueSweetingSlippery Rock
WR19GeronimoAllisonIllinois
TE80SeanPriceSouth Florida
TE81TravisKoontzTexas Tech
TE86BrandonDillonMarian
TE89CamSuttonFresno State
OL53AntonioGarciaTroy
OL61DohnavanWestArizona State
OL64MichaelMillerWashburn
OL65JamilDembyMaine
OL69KahlilMcKenzieTennessee
OL71IsaiahWilliamsAkron
OL74LarryWilliamsOklahoma State
OL76ClaytonBradleyUNLV
OL77QuinterriusEatmonSouth Florida
DL88RobertWindsorPenn State
DL90Jah'SheemMartinPace
DL95BryantJonesMississippi Valley State
DL96KelvinPinkleySouth Florida
DL97LaRonStokesOklahoma
DL99DestinyVaeaoWashington State
LB0PitaTaumoepenuUtah
LB20JawuanJohnsonTexas Christian
LB23MaxRobertsBoston College
LB28C.J.AveryLouisville
LB44VicBeasleyClemson
LB46P.J.DawsonTexas Christian
LB48D.J.CalhounArizona State
LB55JamesFolstonPittsburgh
CB6KeylonKennedyGarden City CC
CB9DeontayAndersonHouston
CB21AntonioPhillipsBall State
CB22AdamSparksLouisiana-Monroe
CB24WillAdamsVirginia State
CB27NijuelHillDelaware
S1MisterHarrielSacramento State
S25MarwinEvansUtah State
S26MauriceSmithGeorgia
LS40AdamHigueraTulsa
P17MichaelCarrizosaSan Jose State
K47BaileyGiffenLamar


Coaching Staff


NameRole
Rod WoodsonHead Coach
Temeko RichardsonDir. of Team Operations
Joey ClinkscalesDir. Player Personnel
TBAOffensive Coordinator
Ray ShermanWide Receivers
Charlie EgerTight Ends
Cris DishmanDefensive Coordinator
Darren PerryDefensive Backs
Dr. Jen WelterLinebackers
Bob WylieOffensive Line
Franco ArellanosQuality Control
Justin BlandAthletic Trainer
Bob WickEquipment Manager
Brendan TaylorVideo Manager


Vegas Vipers Schedule and Results


Week 1


Sat., Feb. 18 – Vegas Vipers at Arlington Renegades (Choctaw Stadium), 3 p.m. ET on ABC

Final Score: Renegades 22, Vipers 20


Week 2


Thurs., Feb. 23 – Vegas Vipers vs. D.C. Defenders (Cashman Field), 7 p.m. ET on FX

Final Score: Defenders 18, Vipers 6


Week 3


Sat., March 4 – Vegas Vipers vs. Seattle Sea Dragons (Cashman Field), 7 p.m. ET on FX


Week 4


Sun., March 12 – Vegas Vipers at D.C. Defenders (Audi Field), 7 p.m. ET on ESPN2


Week 5


Sat., March 18 – Vegas Vipers vs. Orlando Guardians (Cashman Stadium), 10 p.m. ET on FX


Week 6


Sat., March 25 – Vegas Vipers vs. St. Louis Battlehawks (Cashman Field), 7 p.m. ET on FX


Week 7


Sat., April 1 – Vegas Vipers vs. San Antonio Brahmas (Cashman Field), 6 p.m. ET on ESPN


Week 8


Sat., April 8 – Vegas Vipers at St. Louis Battlehawks (The Dome), 1 p.m. ET on ESPN


Week 9


Sat., April 15 – Vegas Vipers at Houston Roughnecks (TDECU Stadium), 12:30 p.m. ET on ABC


Week 10


Sun., April 23 – Vegas Vipers at Seattle Sea Dragons (Lumen Field), 9 p.m. ET on ESPN2


Who are the Vegas Vipers' top players?


The Vegas Vipers have a good offense packed with players who have Spring football experience. Former LA Rams quarterback Luis Perez will be looking for wide receivers Geronimo Allison (former Packers player) and Martavis Bryant (former Pittsburgh Steelers player).


They have some experience in the defense too with former Atlanta Falcons linebacker and Pro-Bowl honored Vic Beasley in the squad.


Vegas Vipers’ Standout players :


  • Geronimo Allison - Green Bay Packers

  • Vic Beasley - Linebacker

  • Martavis Bryant - Wide Receiver


What is the Vegas Vipers’ Win-Loss record?

The Vegas Vipers will have 10 regular season games in the season. In the 2020 XFL season the Vipers had a record of 1-4 before the season was canceled.


Roughnecks 2023 XFL record


Win: 1

Loss: 1

Draw: 0


Where can I watch Vegas Vipers games?


The games for 2023 XFL are being streamed and aired across a number of channels. To catch the Vegas Vipers live in action you can check out either FX, ESPN, or ABC depending on the schedule.


How do the Vegas Vipers compare to the other XFL teams?


The Vegas Vipers have a depth of experience in the squad with players such as Vic Beasley, Geronimo Allison and Martavis Bryant. The Vegas Vipers look more adept offensively than defensively and that is something other teams will look to exploit.


This Vipers is head coach Rod Woodson’s first stint as a head coach and the former NFL linebacker will be looking to count on the experience in his team.


Who is the owner of the Vegas Vipers?


Dwayne "The Rock '' Johnson, Dany Garcia, and Gerry Cardinale are the XFL's sole team owners. In 2020, Dwayne Johnson's Alpha Acquico LLC, Vince Mcmahon's Red Bird Capital, Dany Garcia, and Gerry Cardinale bought the XFL from its previous owner. Since then, they have made significant changes to the league finally relaunching its latest season in 2023.


How much did the Vegas Vipers cost to purchase?


The Vegas Vipers are owned by the XFL itself. The teams competing in the XFL including the Vipers were all purchased by Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia when they bought over the XFL from Vince McMahon for $15 million.


How many championships have the Vegas Vipers won?


The Vegas Vipers are a new team in the XFL having previously been based out of Tampa Bay. The 2020 XFL did not go beyond Week 5 due to the COVID-19 pandemic leading to its cancellation. The 2023 XFL Championship is the first Championship available to any team for grabs. The Vipers will be hoping to etch their name on the XFL Championship trophy this season


FAQs

The Vegas Vipers play at the Cashman Stadium in Las Vegas. 
The Vegas Vipers are owned by the XFL franchise itself. The XFL is jointly owned by Dwayne Johnson, Dany Garcia and Gerry Cardinale. 
The Vegas Vipers head coach is former NFL player Rod Woodson. He played in the NFL from 1987 to 2003. He played for the Pittsburgh Steelers, San Francisco 49ers, Baltimore Ravens and the Oakland Raiders. Before Joining the Vipers he was the cornerback coach for the Oakland Raiders. 
Tickets for the Vegas Vipers start at around $5 and can go up to $180 or even more. Season tickets for the Vegas Vipers can be purchased for around $100.
There are four professional football teams in Las Vegas. They are the NFL’s Las Vegas Raiders, Vegas Vipers of the XFL, Vegas Golden Nights in the NHL, and Las Vegas Ace’s of the WNBA. 
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