- Los Angeles Xtreme
Infobox Sports team
color1 = Gold
color2 = Navy
pixels = 150px
founded = 2001
history = Los Angeles Xtreme
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Los Angeles, California
colors = Navy Blue, Gold, & Silver
championships = 1
titles = 1
front office = –
dancers = -
mascot = -
The Los Angeles Xtreme was a short-lived professional
American footballteam based in Los Angeles, California. The team was a member of the failed XFLbegun by Vince McMahonof World Wrestling Entertainmentand by NBC, a major televisionnetwork in the United States. The team played its home games in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseumin the spring of 2001. They were in the XFL's Western Division with the San Francisco Demons, the Memphis Maniaxand the Las Vegas Outlaws. They finished the season in 1st place with a 7-3 record and defeated the Chicago Enforcersin the Playoffsand the San Francisco Demonsin the Million Dollar Gamewith a score of 38-6 to win the league's first (and only) Championship.
The LA Xtreme were the only champions of the XFL because NBC dropped the XFL concept after the first season due to dismal ratings. Shortly after this, McMahon announced that the league would be dissolved. However, the Xtreme's quarterback,
Tommy Maddox, subsequently caught on with the Pittsburgh Steelersof the National Football League, later leading them into the playoffs in 2001 and 2002. Maddox also won the XFL's Most Valuable Player award. Jeremaine Copelandhas become one of the best CFL receivers ever with his former team, the Montreal Alouettesand his current team, the Calgary Stampeders.
Los Angeles Xtreme players
Latario RachalWR college ( Fresno State) Rachal played two seasons with the San Diego Chargers1997-1998. After a summer in NFL Europahe joined the XFL
Darnell McDonaldWR college( Kansas State) Mc Donald played with the Tampa Bay Buccaneersin 2000.
Tommy MaddoxQB ( UCLA) Maddox, a former first round draft pick, played five seasons in the NFL seeing playing time with the Denver Broncos, St. Louis Rams, New York Giants, and Atlanta Falcons. After the XFL Maddox played with the Pittsburgh Steelers. In his return, Maddox was named the NFL Comeback Player of the Yearfor the 2002 NFL season. Maddox is currently the only player to win both an XFL Championship and a Super Bowl ( Super Bowl XL).
Jeremaine CopelandWR college (Tennessee) Copeland played in NFL Europe before the XFL
Rashaan SheheeRB college (Washington) Shehee played two seaons in the NFL with the Kansas City Chiefs1999-2000 before joining the XFL
Jerry CraftsOT college (Louisville) Crafts is a seasoned vet having played in the old World League with the Orlando Thunder. He saw playing time in the NFL for the Buffalo Bills. Crafts keep himself busy playing for the Arena Football League's New Jersey Red Dogsthen played for the CFL's Toronto Argonautsin 2000 before joining the XFL's LA Xtreme
Tinker KeckDB college ( University of Cincinnati) Keck wigned with the New York Giantsin 2000 but was cut during the preseason. Is now a fitness trainer. Appeared on the new Fox reality show, The Moment of Truth.
Rushing Yards: 310,
Receiving Yards: 656,
Passing Yards: 2186,
Tommy Maddox(also league leader)
*http://www.rememberthexfl.8m.com/teamspage.html (scroll down)
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