Do players get paid for playing in the Senior Bowl?
The Senior Bowl represents a huge opportunity for NFL prospects to determine how much money they can make
The Senior Bowl is a post-season college football all-star game that showcases the best NFL Draft prospects across the country. The game is played every year in late January or early February in Mobile, Alabama, with NFL coaches and scouts coming together to evaluate these players. Sponsored by Reese’s and televised by the NFL Network, the game is also a charitable fund-raiser, benefiting several local and regional organizations with more than $7.8 million in donations throughout its history.
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And while the Senior Bowl is an unpaid event for amateur athletes, where players invited to Hancock Whitney Stadium are drafted determines the amount of money they make.
How so? Well, moving up or down the draft board of an NFL team directly relates to the number of dollars a player can make in the League.
NFL Pro Bowl vs Senior Bowl
On the contrary, NFL players participating in the NFL Pro Bowl are paid for taking part in the game.
Being chosen to play in the NFL Pro Bowl is a highly prestigious endeavor for any football player, and everyone who plays in the game will receive a paycheck.
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