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Old 12-10-2018, 10:43 PM
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Originally Posted by whitetho View Post
The Chicago College All-Star Game was held from 1934 to 1976. According to Wikipedia: "In the 42 College All-Star Games, the defending pro champions won 31, the All-Stars won nine, and two were ties." However, the last time the college team won was in 1963, the pros won the last 12 in a row, and people--including many of the players--had lost interest.

Before the early 60s the NFL was barely, sometimes not even a step up from college football. It’s was only when real TV money came in and salaries went up that more college players were incentivized to play pro ball than get better paying regular jobs.

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