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A Brief History of Walter Camp: The Father of American Football!

What do you know about the man who basically invented the modern game of American Football? 

If you didn’t know, now you know.

Illustration: Emmanuel Quartey.

If you’re at a Super Bowl party on Sunday & find yourself in a discussion with the resident “football know-it-all” —you know it’ll happen at some point, it’s inevitable— throw a few Walter Camp facts at them. When they have no comeback, quietly let them know you shut them down like “Prime Time”, then walk away.