By the beginning of the 20th century, the sport of Football had captured the American imagination. And it all started on the 8 campuses of the Ivy League. THE LEAGUE: 8 Schools, 3 Centuries, 1 Sport, is the true story of the American identity. No other sport is so particular to our nation, to our self-image, and to our way of life than football. When a group of students from Princeton traveled to Rutgers on November 6th, 1869, they brought forth a revolutionary concept in the history of American higher education: the game of football. This is the story of those 8 schools. Written by
By the beginning of the 20th century, the sport of football had captured the American imagination to the point, where competing forces tried to tear it apart. And it all started on the campuses of the Ivy League. The League: 8 Schools, 3 Centuries, 1 Sport
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Ed Marinaro is a former NFL player. He played for the Minnesota Vikings as a football player. See more