Originally posted on It's Always Sunny in Detroit  |  Last updated 6/16/13
Mark Snyder / Detroit Free Press Detroit Lions legend and football Hall of Famer Lem Barney sat in front of dozens of kids who wish to make a football their career Friday and told them not to. Barney spoke at the Sound Mind Sound Body Camp in Southfield (MI), which was also attended by Mark Dantonio and Brady Hoke, and told high school kids that wishes he would have been a cab driver or truck driver instead of a Hall of Fame cornerback.  Barney, who was the first Lions superstar who wore #20, went on to predict that football will be extinct within two decades. “People often ask me do I miss the game, do I wish I could still play with all the money they’re making today. Even with all of that, I’d say ‘Heck no.  The game is becoming more deadly today. It’s a great game, and I think it’s the greatest game if you like gladiators. It’s the greatest game for yesteryear’s gladiators. But in the next 10 to 20 years, society will alleviate football altogether because of how strong it’s becom...
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