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Did Walter camp invent football?
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Why did Richard Lindon and Wille Tidwel invent football?
In what age did Walter Camp invent football?
Who was Walter Camp?
In what year did Walter Camp invent football?
walter camp invented it in 1890. He is from Canada. Answer around 1876 Answer it startred in the 1860's ANSWER they are all lying he invented it in 1886 no wait it was 1863 yeah it was 1863 Walter Camp could not have invented football in 1863 because he would have only been 4 years old. He invented the sport in 1879 while he was a player/coach at Yale University.
What are three changes Walter Camp did to soccer to make football?
Walter Camp didn't invent American football out of soccer. American football was already developing -- Camp just added innovations that began to move American football away from rugby, including rules for down and distance, a system of points for scoring, and the establishment of 11 players per side. Camp was also one of only many early pioneers who pushed for the legalization of the forward pass.
Did Walter camp invent any other inventions besides gridiron?
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Who was the inventor of football?
Walter Camp is called the 'Father of American Football'. Click on the Walter Camp link on this page to read about him. Walter Camp is actually credited with inventing football. He was a former player & coach at Yale and developed the basic rules by combining soccer with rugby. Rinus Michel was the inventor/creator of total football or the use of all 11 men on each play. In the early stages of football if a play went left only the players on that side would participate. Though Camp developed the idea without Michel, football would not be what it is today. Answer walter camp is the true inventer of football