XFL Orlando Rage Press Release 7


Press Release 7
Rage Report
Mini-camp notes day 1

The Rage had 38 players report for their first day of mini-camp…Tony Gaiter, a territorial pick from the University of Miami, was signed to the practice squad of the New England Patriots last week and was placed on Orlando's reserve list…Among players reporting was WR David Andrews, who played four years in the Arena Football League…Andrews was drafted in the eighth round (208th pick overall) of the June 1991 Major League Baseball Draft by the Texas Rangers. For three years, he took classes in the off-season at Angelo State while playing minor league baseball. After retiring from baseball, he played one season of college football before graduating and joining the Milwaukee Mustangs of the Arena Football League…kicker Jay Taylor (West Virginia '99) said he was not among the surprised when WVU's Don Nehlen announced his sudden retirement as head coach at his alma mater…Taylor said he sensed Nehlen was getting ready to hang up his whistle…"We had a lot of senior talent on the '99 team and although he never said anything, I sensed he wasn't looking forward to the rebuilding process again"…Taylor is one of two kickers in camp for the Rage, joining South Florida's Tony Umholtz, who has the distinction of being the first USF player drafted by a professional football team (Orlando Rage selection 58th round of P.A.S.S.).

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