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Sorry, for a change I'm ahead of myself...

November 16, 1872- Yale played its first-ever football game, squaring off with Columbia in New Haven. The game was played on a field 400-by-225 feet. Yale won 3-0 on a goal from Tommy Sherman and two by Lew Irwin.

Just thought that was interesting.

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anybody know... at a high level... what the rules were like back then?

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No forward passes, a lot more like rugby than modern football.

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Actually its wasn't a lot like Rugby. You could only kick the ball so it was closer soccer.

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I stand corrected. Wikipedia owns me. Apparently Harvard was the first college to allow carrying of the ball, but what do they know? How can you trust a school that gave a degree to Obama.

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I stand corrected. Wikipedia owns me. Apparently Harvard was the first college to allow carrying of the ball, but what do they know? How can you trust a school that gave a degree to Obama.

Good one...  ::)

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No forward passes, a lot more like rugby than modern football.

Geeez how old is Gregory :)

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