Bo Jackson and 25 Athletes Not As Good As Their Video Game Counterparts

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Bo Jackson and 25 Athletes Not As Good As Their Video Game Counterparts
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Bo Jackson was simply one of the best athletes ever to live.

But for all of that athletic brilliance, Bo never knew prolonged stretches of dominance as a pro on the gridiron or the diamond.

It's a good thing there aren't any career-ending injuries in video games.

Jackson's speed and strength made him basically impossible to stop in Tecmo Superbowl, one of the most fun and least realistic games ever.

On the defensive side of the ball, it was a normal occurrence for Lawrence Taylor to record 23 sacks in a single game.

Although Jackson and Taylor were real-world legends, the success of some athletes was reserved almost exclusively for the virtual world.

So let's think back to jamming tokens into the arcade machine, slapping our N64 consoles and screaming obscenities at the top of our lungs.

Here's a look at the 25 most inflated video game athletes of all time.

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