The Battlehawks continued to be active in free agency, this time bringing back a familiar face. After going unselected in the 2024 Dispersal Draft due to not being protected the Battlehawks re-signed their All-XFL Defensive Back Lavert Hill along with Five other players for 2024.

Familiar Faces:

Per the UFL PR the Battlehawks have confirmed the return of 2023 players DL Freedom Akinmoladun, RB Mataeo Durant, All-XFL DB Lavert Hill, and DL Elorm Lumor. All Four returning players earn NFL interest upon completion of the 2023 XFL season with Hill earning a contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Going into 2024, all Four players are expected to once again contribute with Mataeo Durant in line to battle for the starting Running Back job against Kevon Latulas and Wayne Gallman.

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Dispersal Draft Signees

The Battlehawks also saw the confirmation of newly drafted players signing their contracts to confirm their status with the team in 2024. Defensive Back’s Keylon Kennedy(Vegas Vipers) and Mykael Wright (Seattle Sea Dragons) officially confirming their intent to join the Battlehawks as well.

Currently the St. Louis roster sits at 71 players as the UFL is set to have a hard date of February 14th for the confirmation of their 75 players going into training camp. With only Two Quarterbacks on the roster, the Battlehawks are poised to add a 3rd signal caller with the possibility of additional Defensive Lineman as well. The UFL is slated to kick off on March 30th with a schedule still pending.

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Patrick Rifino

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