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Jack Elway Looks Back at the First Ever College Football Game

Source Today, college football is worth billions of dollars. Few remember the humble beginnings of this 21st century business, however. Jack Elway hopes to refresh people’s memories by discussing the November 6, 1869 game. This game featured Rutgers University versus Princeton University, and it was the first ever college football game. Jack Elway on the Rutgers v. Princeton Game There are two interesting things about this game. Firstly, it was the first of its kind. Secondly, it was half of the first season as well. Indeed, in the first season, there were just two teams, which meant they also played against each…