Jul 25, 2019
In 1920, owners of semi-pro football teams throughout the Midwest met to form what became the National Football League. And the first NFL champs set a record that stands today. The Akron Pros defense only gave away 7 points that entire season. Interestingly, the season all but faded from memory, with the NFL forgetting their first champs were Akron until records surfaced in the 1970s. Ending that mystery revealed another: Whatever happened to the national championship trophy that was supposed to be passed from winner to winner in those early years?