Walter Camp, the Father of American Football, invented its rules in 1879.
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 ...
Sep 25, 2013 ... Closely related to two English sports—rugby and soccer (or association football)
—gridiron football originated at universities in North America, ...
Football (as well as rugby and soccer) are believed to have descended from ... in
the evolution from rugby-style play to the modern game of American football.
The sport of American football itself was relatively new in 1892. Its roots stemmed
from two sports, soccer and rugby, which had enjoyed long-time popularity in ...
May 14, 2014 ... While Canadian James Naismith invented basketball, American “football”
developed as a result of a rugby game against a squad from ...
While the NCAA was created to be an arbiter of sports in general, Camp and the
American Football Rules Committee (which governed the sport of football) ...
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 ...
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 ...
The History of American Football ... The school's invention was even exported to
Canada. There are ... The development of professional American Football.