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Challenge

Western Refining Texas vs. the Nation All-Star Challenge – 2008

Attendance increased in the game’s second year with a Saturday afternoon kick-off.
Legendary Alabama coach Gene Stallings led Team Texas to a 41-14 victory over Buddy Ryan and Team Nation.
The 102 NFL signees ranked number one all-time among all-star games.
18 players were selected in the NFL draft including a 3rd round pick, 79th overall.
Western Refining joined the Texas vs. the Nation team as title sponsor and the City and County of El Paso signed a 10 year commitment to keep the game in El Paso.
Other sponsors included Southwest Airlines, TxDOT, Shamaley Ford, CSTV, Russell Athletics, Wilson Sporting Goods