Betting On The Tampa Bay Vipers

The Tampa Bay Vipers are ready to strike fear into the hearts of their opponents and delight Florida football fans and gamblers alike. The Sunshine State has always had an appetite for competitive football, making the Tampa-area home of the XFL Vipers a no-brainer for the fledgling professional league.

The new XFL should have no problem getting a football foothold in FL, thanks to the state’s love for major college teams like FSU, the Florida Gators, and the University of Miami, as well as NFL teams like the Jacksonville Jaguars, Miami Dolphins, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Florida has always been a hotspot for football and gridiron gambling, and once you’re bitten by the Tampa Bay Vipers, you can expect XFL betting fever to take hold almost immediately. There is no known cure.

Check out our all-inclusive XFL betting guide to get you started with everything you need to know to place a bet on the Tampa Bay Vipers this XFL season. With Vipes head coach Marc Trestman running the show, you can expect the Vipers to put together a competitive football team and contend for the XFL championship.

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Tampa Bay Vipers Betting Odds & Team Info

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Name:
Tampa Bay Vipers

City:
Tampa Bay, FL.

Venue:
Raymond James Stadium
(Home of Tampa Bay Buccaneers)

Capacity:
65,618

Team Colors:
Green, Gold, and White

Head Coach and GM:
Marc Trestman

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Tampa Bay Vipers Coaches

Head Coach/GM: Marc Trestman

Marc Trestman began coaching in 1981 when he accepted the position of quarterbacks coach at the University of Miami, making his return to FL something of a homecoming. In 1984, Trestman jumped to the NFL with the Minnesota Vikings as a running backs coach, and from there, he continued on to work with a number of NFL teams in various offensive coaching positions.

Trestman got his big break when he was named head coach of the CFL’s Montreal Alouettes (2008-2012), winning two Grey Cup championships. Then, in 2013, Trestman was named the head coach of the Chicago Bears, though he lasted just one season before an OC stint with the Ravens and another short run in the CFL with the Toronto Argonauts (where he won another Grey Cup).

With nearly forty years of coaching experience, Trestman is the perfect fit for Tampa Bay and is expected to compete for the XFL title for years to come. As one of the first wave of new XFL coaches, you can expect Trestman and his staff to install a winning culture from day one.

Offensive Coaching Staff
  • OC/Receivers Coach – Jaime Elizondo
  • OL Coach – Jonathan Himebauch
  • TE Coach – Pete Mangurian
  • RB Coach – Justin Poindexter
  • QB Coach – Josh Neiswander
Defensive Coaching Staff
  • DC – Jerry Glanville
  • DL Coach – Bert Hill
  • LB Coach – Mike Archer
  • Secondary Coach – William Fields
  • Secondary Coach – Billy Parker
  • Special Teams Coach – Frank Gansz, Jr.
2020 Tampa Bay Vipers Roster
Vipers Active Roster - 2020

3    Andrew Franks   K    6-1  205  Rensselaer Polytechnic
4    Taylor Cornelius QB   6-6  232  Oklahoma State
8    Chase Litton    QB   6-5  230  Marshall
9    Quinton Flowers QB/RB 5-10 211  South Florida
10   Jake Schum P    5-11 212  Buffalo
11   Aaron Murray    QB   6-1  207  Georgia
13   Donteea Dye     WR   5-10 195  Heidelberg
14   Stacy Coley     WR   6-0  195  Miami (FL)
15   Seantavius Jones WR   6-4  209  Valdosta State
17   Jalen Tolliver  WR   6-3  209  Arkansas Monticello
18   Reece Horn WR   6-3  213  Indianapolis
19   Tanner McEvoy   WR   6-6  230  Wisconsin
20   Tarvarus McFadden     DB   6-2  205  Florida State
21   Robert Priester S    5-9  181  Wyoming
22   Rannell Hall    DB   6-0  200  Central Florida
23   Anthoula Kelly  DB   5-10 183  Fresno State
24   De'Veon Smith   RB   5-11 225  Michigan
27   Micah Hannemann S    6-0  190  Brigham Young
28   Bryce Canady    CB   6-0  193  Florida International
29   Jacques Patrick RB   6-3  235  Florida State
30   Demontre Hurst  CB   5-10 183  Oklahoma
31   Corey Moore     DB   6-2  200  Georgia
32   Jalen Collins   CB   6-1  203  Louisiana State
33   Shelton Lewis   CB   6-0  185  Florida Atlantic
34   Mack Brown RB   5-11 213  Florida
35   Marcelis Branch S    5-11 190  Robert Morris
41   Terrance Plummer LB   6-1  234  Central Florida
42   Nick Moore LS   6-3  245  Georgia
43   Emmanuel Beal   LB   6-0  223  Oklahoma
45   Lucas Wacha     LB   6-1  230  Wyoming
49   Nikita Whitlock DT   5-10 250  Wake Forest
50   John Yarbrough  OC   6-4  300  Richmond
53   Deiontrez Mount DE   6-5  253  Louisville
56   Ike Spearman    LB   6-0  233  Eastern Michigan
63   Jordan McCray   OC   6-3  322  Central Florida
67   Jerald Foster   OG   6-3  335  Nebraska
71   Isaiah Williams OT   6-3  306  Akron
73   Martez Ivey     OT   6-5  315  Florida
75   Andrew Tiller   OG   6-5  334  Syracuse
76   Daronte Bouldin OG   6-6  331  Mississippi
78   Marquis Lucas   OT   6-4  315  West Virginia
80   DeAndre Goolsby TE   6-5  240  Florida
81   Daniel Williams WR   6-3  201  Jackson State
83   Ryan Davis WR   5-10 189  Auburn
85   Nick Truesdell  TE   6-5  249  Grand Rapids Jr. Co.
86   Colin Thompson  TE   6-4  258  Temple
91   Bobby Richardson DE   6-3  286  Indiana
92   Josh Banks DT   6-4  290  Wake Forest
95   CeCe Jefferson  DE   6-1  266  Florida
96   Jason Neill     DE   6-3  278  Texas-San Antonio
97   Ricky Walker    DT   6-2  295  Virginia Tech

Tampa Bay Vipers Notable Players
Aaron Murray, QB

Aaron Murray will open the 2020 XFL season as the starting quarterback for the Vipers. Murray had a prolific career at the University of Georgia and is the SEC career leader for passing yards (13,166). After spending a few years moving from team to team in the NFL, Murray set his sights on setting the bar high the Vipers.

Chase Litton, QB

Of course, Murray’s position isn’t guaranteed. Vipers QB Chase Litton will be nipping at Murray’s heels for playing time if anything goes wrong. Litton has spent time the last two seasons on the practice squads of the Kansas City Chiefs and the Jacksonville Jaguars. A Marshall graduate, Litton was initially drafted by the Seattle Dragons but was traded to the Vipers on January 19, 2020. In either case, it’s clear that the guy is cold blooded.

Antonio Callaway, WR

Vipers WR Antonio Callaway is one of the most recognizable names in the XFL. He recently had success with the NFL's Cleveland Browns, but ultimately things did not work out there due to various off-field issues. Unfortunately, Callaway suffered a leg injury on January 30 and has been placed on injured reserve, with his timeline to return to XFL action currently unknown.

2019 XFL Draft Recap
Offensive Draft

Tier 1 Quarterback Allocations

Aaron Murray – QB – Georgia

Phase 1: Skill Players

1    5    Nick Truesdell  TE   Grand Rapids CC
2    12   Seantavius Jones WR   Valdosta State 
3    21   De'Veon Smith   RB   Michigan  
4    28   Jalen Tolliver  WR   Arkansas–Monticello  
5    37   Quinton Flowers N/A  South Florida  
6    44   Cole Wick  TE   Incarnate Word 
7    53   Rannell Hall    WR   UCF 
8    60   Reece Horn WR   Indianapolis   
9    69   Taylor Cornelius QB   Oklahoma State 
10   76   Alonzo Moore    WR   Nebraska

Phase 2: Offensive Line

1    4    Jordan McCray   C    UCF 
2    13   Martez Ivey     OT   Florida   
3    20   Isaiah Williams G    Akron
4    29   Andrew Tiller   G    Syracuse  
5    36   Tre' Jackson    C    Florida State  
6    45   Christian Morris OT   Ole Miss  
7    52   Tony Adams G    North Carolina State 
8    61   Daronte Bouldin G    Ole Miss  
9    68   Marquis Lucas   G    West Virginia  
10   77   William Campbell G    Michigan

Defensive Draft

Phase 3: Defensive Front Seven

1    1    Obum Gwacham    DE   Oregon State   
2    16   Deiontrez Mount DE   Louisville
3    17   Ricky Walker    DT   Virginia Tech  
4    32   Reggie Northrup LB   Florida State  
5    33   Josh Banks DT   Wake Forest    
6    48   Emmanuel Beal   LB   Oklahoma  
7    49   Lucas Wacha     LB   Wyoming   
8    64   Anthony Stubbs  LB   Prairie View A&M
9    65   Jason Neill     DE   UTSA
10   80   Devin Taylor    DE   South Carolina

Phase 4: Defensive Backs

1    8    Arrion Springs  CB   Oregon    
2    9    Picasso Nelson  CB   Southern Miss  
3    24   Demontre Hurst  CB   Oklahoma  
4    25   Jude Adjei-Barimah    CB   Bowling Green  
5    40   Marcelis Branch S    Robert Morris (PA)   
6    41   Micah Hannemann S    BYU 
7    56   Lashard Durr    CB   Mississippi State    
8    57   Herb Waters     CB   Miami
9    72   Robenson Therezie     S    Auburn    
10   73   Bryce Canady    CB   FIU

Open Draft

Phase 5: Open Draft

Vincent Testaverde Jr.     QB   Albany    
D.J. May   RB   Wyoming   
Jacques Patrick RB   Florida State  
Ralph Webb RB   Vanderbilt
Chris Thompson  WR   Florida   
Daniel Williams WR   Jackson State  
Freddie Martino WR   North Greenville
J. Maye WR Minnesota
Ryan Davis WR   Auburn    
Willie Quinn    WR   Southern  
Colin Thompson  TE   Temple    
DeAndre Goolsby TE   Florida   
Miguel Machado  OT   Michigan State 
John Yarborough G    Richmond  
Zack Golditch   G    Colorado State 
Bobby Richardson DE   Indiana   
Giorgio Newberry DT   Florida State  
Nikita Whitlock DT   Wake Forest    
Trevon Sanders  DT   Troy
Ike Spearman    LB   Eastern Michigan
Terrance Plummer LB   UCF 
Davante Davis   CB   Texas
Malik Warner    CB   Wagner    
Shelton Lewis   CB   Florida Atlantic
John Green S    UConn
Robert Priester S    Wyoming   
Andrew Franks   K    RPI 
Matthew Wright  K    UCF 
Jake Schum P    Buffalo   
Nick Moore LS   Georgia

Supplemental Draft

Marcus Murphy   RB   Missouri  
Jawill Davis    WR   Bethune–Cookman
Tanner McEvoy   WR   Wisconsin 
Jerald Foster   OT   Nebraska  
J. Locke S Texas

2020 Tampa Bay Vipers Schedule

  • Week 1: @ New York Guardians
  • Week 2: @ Seattle Dragons
  • Week 3: Houston Roughnecks
  • Week 4: DC Defenders
  • Week 5: @ Los Angeles Wildcats
  • Week 6: St. Louis BattleHawks
  • Week 7: Dallas Renegades
  • Week 8: @ DC Defenders
  • Week 9: @ BattleHawks
  • Week 10: New York Guardians

Post Season

  • Western Conference Playoffs: Sunday, April 19 at 3 PM
  • XFL Championship Game: Sunday, April 26 at 3 PM
Vipers Schedule

XFL Salaries

If you want to know how much XFL players make, it’s actually kind of complicated. That said, Tampa Bay Vipers players make the same base salaries as all other players on current XFL teams, though the amount varies by position and performance.

According to the league itself, the average XFL salary is $55,000 per player, though quarterbacks can make up to twice that, with other major skill positions settling somewhere in between. Also, players will receive additional money each week in the form of winner or roster bonuses, and position-based incentives can add to each player’s annual haul.

The maximum salary for an XFL head coach is $500,000 a year, though this is also contingent on a series of escalators and performance triggers.