Bob Stoops returns to coaching with Dallas in relaunched XFL

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In addition to Dallas, the XFL will have teams based in Houston, Los Angeles, St. Louis, Tampa Bay, Seattle, New York and Washington D.C.

Apparently, Bob Stoops still has an itch to coach football.

The XFL, which is set to kick off in February 2020, is trying to stay a step ahead of the Alliance of American Football, which is set to start playing later this month.

Former Oklahoma Sooners football coach Bob Stoops will be back on the sidelines soon, but not where you might have expected. Stoops brings an impressive resumé to the job, including an NCAA national championship with Oklahoma and 18 years of college headcoaching experience where he posted a career winning percentage of.798.

According to the league, the XFL "will reimagine football for the 21st century" and deliver "authentic, high-energy football for the whole family at an affordable price".

Wrestling entrepreneur Vince McMahon is backing the venture again.

The XFL originally was created in 2001 and lasted just one season.

"It was explaining what our league was about", Luck said. He said the late winter/early spring schedule will allow him to still enjoy "Football Time in Oklahoma". So a lot of it will be different, which will be fun to experiment with, work through, be a part of and see how it goes.

Stoops was introduced in a news conference Thursday by Oliver Luck, commissioner of the XFL.

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