The history of American football can be traced to early versions of rugby football
and association football. Both games have their origin in varieties of football ...
Football History ... It is appropriately referred to today as "pro football's birth
certificate." ... The sport of American football itself was relatively new in 1892. Its
Sep 25, 2013 ... Closely related to two English sports—rugby and soccer (or association football)
—gridiron football originated at universities in North America, ...
At the Massasoit convention, the first rules for American football were written.
Walter Camp, who would become known as the father of American football, first ...
This bit of information may be painful to the macho among us, but the history of
football in America - at least of the game we recognize today - begins with the Ivy
The History of American Football. From Rugby to gridiron. In 1843, a young
student named William Ebb Ellis at Rugby school in England, seemingly tired of
May 14, 2014 ... Though American websites seldom, if ever, mention it, the origins of another of
their greatest professional sports actually came from Canada.
Jun 16, 2015 ... This is the third article in a short series on the history of the rugby codes in North
America. It looks at the origins of American football and its ...
Mar 23, 2015 ... For the purpose of this article, we will focus on the history of football, american
style, the first type mentioned. Association football, or soccer as ...
Apr 30, 2009 ... American football has its origins in a soccer-like game that developed in the
middle of the nineteenth century; McGill University of Canada ...