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Walter Camp, the Father of American Football, invented its rules in 1879.

History of American football - Wikipedia

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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 ...

Who invented football? - Ask History

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Sep 25, 2013 ... Closely related to two English sports—rugby and soccer (or association football) —gridiron football originated at universities in North America, ...

History of Football

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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.

Birth of Pro Football | Pro Football Hall of Fame Official Site

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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 ...

How Canada created American football, (May 14 1874)

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May 14, 2014 ... While Canadian James Naismith invented basketball, Americanfootball” developed as a result of a rugby game against a squad from ...

History of The Game Of Football Including The NFL and College ...

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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) ...

Who Invented American Football? - Scoreboards

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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 ...

NFL History by Decade - NFL.com

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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 ...

History – TalkAmericanFootball

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The History of American Football ... The school's invention was even exported to Canada. There are ... The development of professional American Football.