Class of 2005 evokes Class of 1986

Updated: June 7, 2004, 12:23 PM ET
By Tom Lemming | ESPN Insider
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CHICAGO -- The February 1986 signing day was a great time for Chicago area football. That season 130 players signed Division I scholarships. By the time 1990 rolled around, 17 of those players had been drafted into the NFL, including Russell Maryland, the number one pick in 1991 draft.


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