After seeing his name appear on the list, Jones responded with this message on his personal Twitter account.

According to the XFL website the draft will work as below:

The XFL player draft will take place Tuesday, October 15 and Wednesday, October 16. Player selections will be announced on XFL.com, @xfl2020 on Twitter, @xfl on Instagram, and through the social media channels of the eight XFL teams.

Over the two-day draft, each XFL team will populate a 71-man roster by selecting players from a set of positional groupings.

One quarterback will be assigned to each team prior to a five-phased draft, phased as follows:

  1. Skill Players (QB, RB, WR, TE)
  2. Offensive Line (OT, OG, OC)
  3. Defensive Front Seven (DL, LB)
  4. Defensive Backfield (CB, NB, SS, FS)
  5. Open Draft (all remaining players after positional drafts, in addition to P/K/LS)

What do you believe the future holds for Malachi Jones? Do you believe he will be in the XFL or playing for the Albany Empire in 2020? Let us know below.