New York's XFL team doesn't have a name yet, but it apparently has a head coach.
He also served as the offensive coordinator for the Bills, Steelers, Jaguars and Houston Oilers -- whom he coached in 1993 when he was famously slugged by defensive coordinator Buddy Ryan on the sideline.
Gilbride went 6-16 as head coach of the Sean Diego Chargers from 1997-98.
The relaunched XFL is set to kick off in the spring of 2020. New York was one of eight cities awarded teams in December. It will play at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
The other sites are Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, St. Louis, Seattle, Tampa Bay and Washington. All eight teams are owned by the league.
The first attempt at the XFL flamed out after one season in 2001. It opened to impressive TV ratings, but audiences quickly tuned out a league that seemed too gimmicky -- TV cameras in the bathrooms, lascivious cheerleaders and jerseys that included self-chosen nicknames such as "He Hate Me."
Giants Stadium was home to the New York/New Jersey Hitmen of the original XFL.
Another spring football league, the Alliance of American Football, suspended operations earlier this month with two weeks remaining in its inaugural regular-season schedule.