Football Urban Legends History

Here are quick descriptions of each of the previous editions of Football Urban Legends Revealed.

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* The NFL tried to trademark “The Big Game.”

* A paternity test was done on George Gipp – almost seventy-seven years after he died!

* Ryan Fitzpatrick scored a perfect 50 on his Wonderlic test.

* The Steelers and the Eagles combined teams for a season.

* The Super Bowl is named after the Super Ball.

* A player played professional football under an assumed name so that he could play college football, as well!

* Kurt Warner refused to appear on the cover of an issue of Sports Illustrated about the supposed “Sports Illustrated Cover Jinx.”

* In back-to-back years, two separate Canadian football teams drafted dead players.

* The Governor of Colorado lost Pike’s Peak to Texas in a football bet.

* The New York Giants originated the “Gatorade shower.”

* The NFL changed the rules for extra points during the 1940 NFL Championship Game because they were running out of footballs.

* Hall of Fame coach George Allen was killed by a Gatorade Shower

Ta da!

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