BYU COUGARS

Tanner Mangum Participated In XFL Summer Showcase

Jun 10, 2019, 10:50 AM
Brigham Young Cougars quarterback Tanner Mangum (12) scrambles against the Arizona Wildcats in Tucs...
Brigham Young Cougars quarterback Tanner Mangum (12) scrambles against the Arizona Wildcats in Tucson on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018.
(12)

HOUSTON, TX. – Former BYU Football quarterback Tanner Mangum continues to pursue a professional football career.

Mangum was invited to participate in an XFL Showcase, a 100-man event that was invitation-only.  50 players on offense and 50 players on defense were invited. Mangum was one of five quarterbacks who participated in the Houston Showcase.

The XFL’s official Twitter page sent out a tweet that showed Mangum in a picture with XFL Commissioner Oliver Luck.

The Summer Showcase in Houston was the second XFL showcase this month. The previous one was in Dallas.  The XFL Showcase is similar to that of the NFL Combine where athletes run the 40-yard dash, three-cone drill, vertical, and individual position drills.

Back in May, Mangum participated in minicamps in the NFL for the Oakland Raiders and Detroit Lions.  Mangum did not receive contracts from either team out of those camps.

The XFL will begin to play in February 2020, one week after the NFL season concludes.  Eight cities have been designated to have teams in the revival of this new football league.  Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, St. Louis, Seattle, Tampa Bay, and Washington D.C. are the cities that will have teams.  Each team will have 45-man rosters which are a total of 360 players that will be selected to play in WWE CEO Vince McMahon’s second attempt at professional football.

In Mangum’s career at BYU, he threw for 6,262 passing yards, 39 touchdowns, 24 interceptions, and had a completion percentage of 59.7 percent in 33 games played during his four seasons with the Cougars.

Mitch Harper is a BYU Insider for KSLsports.com and host of the Cougar Tracks Podcast and Cougar Sports Saturday (Saturday’s from 12-3 pm) on KSL Newsradio. Follow him on Twitter: @Mitch_Harper.

  • BYU Cougars Scoreboard

  • BYU Cougars Team Leaders

  • BYU Cougars Standings

BYU Cougars

BYU Quarterback Jaren Hall against Wyoming...
Matt Baiamonte

BYU Football Questions Answered In Win Against Wyoming

Jaren Hall had once of his best games as a BYU Cougar throwing for 337 yards and four touchdowns while completing 81 percent of his passes in the win over Wyoming.
9 hours ago
BYU Football, Jaren Hall...
Mitch Harper

Instant Takeaways From No. 19 BYU’s Victory Over Wyoming

No. 19 BYU football defeated the Wyoming Cowboys at LaVell Edwards Stadium. QB Jaren Hall is among the takeaways from the victory.
9 hours ago
Keanu-Hill-BYU-Cougars-Wyoming-Cowboys-2022...
Kyle Ireland

BYU’s Jaren Hall, Keanu Hill Connect For 68-Yard TD Against Wyoming

BYU quarterback Jaren Hall and wide receiver Keanu Hill cooked the Wyoming Cowboys on a late touchdown connection for 68 yards.
1 day ago
Puka-Nacua-BYU-Cougars-Wyoming-Cowboys-2022...
Kyle Ireland

BYU WR Puka Nacua Exits Wyoming Game After Suffering Injury

BYU wide receiver Puka Nacua left the Cougars' game against the Wyoming Cowboys after suffering an injury in the fourth quarter.
1 day ago
Jaren-Hall-BYU-Cougars-Wyoming-Cowboys-2022...
Kyle Ireland

BYU QB Jaren Hall Catches Fire, Throws Third TD Pass Against Wyoming

BYU quarterback Jaren Hall caught fire against the Wyoming Cowboys and threw his third touchdown of the night during the third quarter.
1 day ago
Miles-Davis-Jaren-Hall-BYU-Cougars-Wyoming-Cowboys-2022...
Kyle Ireland

BYU RB Davis Emerges, Hall-Epps Connect For TD Against Cowboys

BYU RB Miles Davis broke loss for a big gain and helped set up a touchdown connection between Jaren Hall and Kody Epps against Wyoming.
1 day ago
Tanner Mangum Participated In XFL Summer Showcase