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 University of Detroit Stadium hosted the first broadcasted Thanksgiving Day
football game in 1934, pitting the Detroit Lions against the ...
Early-day pro football historians agreed that a 16-year-old quarterback from
Indiana College in Pennsylvania, John Brallier, had become the first pro football
Aug 10, 2013 ... After 150 years the truth: Scotland invented football. As Wembley prepares to
host the Auld Enemy once again with a friendly for the FA's ...
Yale University coach Walter Camp invented the rules of football. Camp is
considered the "father of American football." The game, started in 1879, is
Jan 26, 2016 ... England has had few football highlights since Wembley 1966, but we have
always comforted ourselves that we invented the game that is now ...
Football (as well as rugby and soccer) are believed to have descended from the
ancient Greek game of harpaston. Harpaston is mentioned frequently in ...
May 14, 2014 ... While Canadian James Naismith invented basketball, American “football”
developed as a result of a rugby game against a squad from ...
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 ...