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Who invented American football?


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2014-02-02 05:49:20
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that statement is incorrect! so was the google searching ability -

Stagg - born 1862,
Yost - born 1871 ,
Warner - born 1871,
Heisman - born 1869

those people mentioned below do not make any impact toward the game for at least more than a decade or later in time


It was more of a group of people and here are some: Amos Alonzo Stagg, Fielding Yost, Pop Warner, and John Heisman. Hope this helped!

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Gridiron football (not futbol or soccer) was actually born in Canada by British soldiers against civilians in a game in Toronto on November 9, 1861. It has been modified since then.


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