The American football was not invented by any one person. Rather, the football developed over time as the rules of the game evolved and manufacturing techniques...
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 ... The sport we in the United States know as football is more properly ... know today
was Walter Camp, known as the “Father 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 ...
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 ...
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 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
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 29, 2009 ... Who Invented American Football. American football has its origins in a soccer-
like game that developed in the middle of the nineteenth century ...