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Old 12-10-2018, 08:12 AM
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Originally Posted by Ellis Dee View Post
That would be awesome, especially if they did it the week before the Superbowl. NFL team with the #1 draft pick vs the college champion.

I'd even let them both play by their own rules: College team gets their huge roster and only needs 1 foot down for a completed catch, NFL team only has 46 players dressed and needs 2 feet down for a catch.

I envision it going something like this:

Raiders get the ball first:
Run for 12, run for 6, run for 19, run for 16, run for touchdown!

Alabama gets the ball:
Tackle for a loss (run). Tackle for a loss (screen pass). Sack! Punt blocked!

etc...


Football is a game won in the trenches, and the sheer domination of NFL interior linemen over their college counterparts would be devastating.
Yep. Just think about how much rookies tend to struggle in the NFL for the first few games -- even the best ones. Now take away a year or two experience from some of them (the sophmore and junior starters) and the lack of an NFL-caliber training camp and put them against a professional team of mostly former college stars with a few to several years of NFL experience. It would be utter domination.

Alabama might have five or six players who are capable of magically transporting onto a bad NFL roster and starting right away at the mediocre-starter level, sans training camp and any NFL experience. But that's about it. Even their best players are unlikely to be "good NFL players" in their very first NFL game.

Last edited by iiandyiiii; 12-10-2018 at 08:14 AM.