Playing in college can make or break you as an American Football athlete.

Many try and fail, but some fail and go onto make their money and fame elsewhere.

Check out these celebrities who once dreamed of playing in the NFL.

Tommy Lee Jones (Crimson)

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The Men in Black star was a First Team All-Ivy selection on Crimson’s undefeated team in 1968.

In his college years, Jones was also room mates with future Vice President, Al Gore.

Ronald Reagan (Eureka)

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President Ronald W. Reagan

The former U.S President attended Eureka College and played Guard for his Football team.

Reagan who was well known to have loved sports, was also a Cheerleader and Captain of the Swim Team.