Jay Berwanger won the inaugural Heisman Trophy in 1935 for the University of Chicago and became the No. 1 player taken in the first NFL draft a few months later.
A long way from its early days, college football is now the NFL's de facto minor league
In the early days of the NFL, college football was king and playing professionally was not something most players aspired to do. Now college football is the NFL's de facto minor league.
Jay Berwanger won the inaugural Heisman Trophy in 1935 for the University of Chicago and became the No. 1 player taken in the first NFL draft a few months later. He chose to work at a rubber company and be a part-time coach for his alma mater rather than try
Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter defended the entertainment deal his company, Roc Nation, made with the NFL this week during a press conference with commissioner Roger Goodell on Wednesday in New York amid criticism that the deal contradicts Carter's support of Colin Kaepernick.
The Atlanta Falcons reportedly agreed to trade tight end Eric Saubert to the New England Patriots for a conditional seventh-round pick Monday. ESPN's Adam Schefter reported the news
Retired Baltimore Ravens legend Ed Reed made a statement at the NFL 'Hall of Fame' game by wearing a t-shirt emblazoned with the pictures of African-Americans who have been killed in racist incidents.