The Los Angeles XFL team named Winston Moss their new head coach/Gm in a press conference on Tuesday.
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Moss played ten years in the NFL from 1987 to 1997. He played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Los Angeles Raiders, and the Seattle Seahawks. After his playing days, he went right into coaching.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers choose Moss in the second round of the 1987 NFL Draft. Before that, he played his college ball at the Unversity of Miami, where he helped the team win the first National Championship in 1983.
Moss coached in the NFL for 20 years, he started in Seattle with the Seahawks, then with the New Orleans Saints. The former NFL player later found a long term role with the Green Bay Packers as linebacker coach for 13 seasons. He was fired when the Packers let go of head coach Mike McCarthy. Also, Winston Moss was part of the 2001 Green Bay Packers coaching staff that won the Super Bowl.
Moss’s only head coaching experience came in there 2016 Pro Bowl when he coached Team Irvin to a 49-27 victory over Team Rice.
The XFL is set to begin February 8th, 2020. The Los Angeles team will play at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson. The stadium seats 27,000.