Oliver Luck leaving NCAA to become XFL commissioner
06 June, 2018, 03:45 | Author: Malcolm Quinn
Luck appeared in a video saying that he's thrilled to have the opportunity to reimagine football, and that fans can expect a fast paced, high-energy, simpler game.
McMahon's revamped football league now has a commissioner, at the NCAA's expense no less, as the XFL has hired former executive vice president Oliver Luck to fill the vacant role.
Top NCAA executive Oliver Luck is leaving his post to become the commissioner of a reboot of the XFL, professional wrestling mogul Vince McMahonannounced Tuesday. The XFL previously existed for just one season back in 2001. The XFL is scheduled to launch in 2020. "His experience as both an athlete and executive will ensure the long-term success of the XFL". Oliver Luck, the former Houston Oilers quarterback and the father of the Indianapolis Colts star.
This is not Luck's first experience with an upstart football league.
"Vince and others have really looked clear-eyed at the original XFL and acknowledged there wasn't enough focus put on the game itself", Luck said.
He also was the first president and general manager of Major League Soccer's Houston Dynamo. Before joining the NCAA, he spent four years as athletic director of West Virginia, orchestrating the school's move to the Big 12.
"Each contest will be a high profile event with tens of thousands of fans, featuring innovative elements that bring them closer to the players and the game they love". There's a reported $100 million outlay by McMahon to start the XFL. We will build strong grassroots relationships with local organizations in our Host Cities through social responsibility partnerships, and the XFL will enjoy the support of WWE's many extraordinary resources and promotional capabilities.
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