College football

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College Football is gridiron football consisting of American football played by teams of student athletes fielded by American universities, colleges, and military academies, or Canadian football played by teams of student athletes fielded by Canadian universities.wikipedia
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Georgia State Panthers football

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(Only three stadiums owned by U.S. colleges or universities — Cardinal Stadium at the University of Louisville, Georgia State Stadium at Georgia State University and FAU Stadium at Florida Atlantic University — consist entirely of chairback seating).
The Georgia State Panthers football team is the college football program for Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia.

Georgia State Stadium

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(Only three stadiums owned by U.S. colleges or universities — Cardinal Stadium at the University of Louisville, Georgia State Stadium at Georgia State University and FAU Stadium at Florida Atlantic University — consist entirely of chairback seating).
Georgia State Stadium is a college football stadium in Atlanta, Georgia.

FAU Stadium

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(Only three stadiums owned by U.S. colleges or universities — Cardinal Stadium at the University of Louisville, Georgia State Stadium at Georgia State University and FAU Stadium at Florida Atlantic University — consist entirely of chairback seating).
FAU Stadium is a college football stadium located at the north end of the main campus of Florida Atlantic University (FAU) in Boca Raton, Florida.

University of Toronto

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The first documented gridiron football match was played at University College, a college of the University of Toronto, November 9, 1861.
The earliest recorded college football game was played in the University of Toronto's University College in the early 1860s.

Parke H. Davis

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American football historian Parke H. Davis described the period between 1869 and 1875 as the 'Pioneer Period'; the years 1876–93 he called the 'Period of the American Intercollegiate Football Association'; and the years 1894–1933 he dubbed the 'Period of Rules Committees and Conferences'.
Parke Hill Davis (July 16, 1871 – June 5, 1934) was an American football player, coach, and historian who retroactively named national championship teams in American college football from the 1869 through the 1932 seasons.

Harvard–Yale football rivalry

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At the first The Game (as the annual contest between Harvard and Yale came to be named) the future "father of American football" Walter Camp was among the 2000 spectators in attendance.
The Harvard–Yale football rivalry is renewed annually with The Game, an American college football contest between the Harvard Crimson football team of Harvard University and the Yale Bulldogs football team of Yale University.

Official (American football)

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Also in 1887, two paid officials—a referee and an umpire—were mandated for each game.
During professional and most college football games, seven officials operate on the field.

Rugby football

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By the 1840s, students at Rugby School were playing a game in which players were able to pick up the ball and run with it, a sport later known as Rugby football.

Kansas Jayhawks football

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Baker beat Kansas 22–9.
The Kansas Jayhawks football program is the intercollegiate football program of the University of Kansas.

List of NCAA college football rivalry games

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Several major rivalries date from this time period.
This is a list of rivalry games in college football in the United States.

Army–Navy Game

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The 29th also saw the first instance of the Army–Navy Game.
The Army–Navy Game is an American college football rivalry game between the Army Black Knights of the United States Military Academy (USMA) at West Point, New York, and the Navy Midshipmen of the United States Naval Academy (USNA) at Annapolis, Maryland.

Navy Midshipmen football

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Navy won 24–0.
The Navy Midshipmen football team represents the United States Naval Academy in NCAA Division I FBS (Football Bowl Subdivision) college football.

Yale Bulldogs football

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Yale football starts the same year and has its first match against Columbia, the nearest college to play football.
The Yale Bulldogs football program represents Yale University in college football at the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (formerly Division I-AA).

Gridiron football

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College Football is gridiron football consisting of American football played by teams of student athletes fielded by American universities, colleges, and military academies, or Canadian football played by teams of student athletes fielded by Canadian universities.
By the 1860s, teams from universities were playing each other, leading to more standardized rules and the creation of college football.

Penn Quakers football

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Penn's Athletic Association was looking to pick "a twenty" to play a game of football against Columbia.
The Penn Quakers football team is the college football team at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Michigan Wolverines football

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In 1879, the University of Michigan became the first school west of Pennsylvania to establish a college football team.
The University of Michigan in college football at the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (formerly Division I-A) level.

Dartmouth Big Green football

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The first game where one team scored over 100 points happened on October 25, 1884, when Yale routed Dartmouth 113–0.
The Dartmouth Big Green football team represents Dartmouth College in NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) college football competition as a member of the Ivy League.

Two-point conversion

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The two-point conversion rule was instituted in college football in 1958, and in 1975 in Canadian amateur football and the Canadian Football League (CFL).

Walter Camp

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At the first The Game (as the annual contest between Harvard and Yale came to be named) the future "father of American football" Walter Camp was among the 2000 spectators in attendance.
He attended Yale College, where he played and coached college football.

Minnesota Golden Gophers football

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Other Midwestern schools soon followed suit, including the University of Chicago, Northwestern University, and the University of Minnesota.
The Minnesota Golden Gophers football program represents the University of Minnesota in college football at the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) level.

American football in the United States

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College Football is gridiron football consisting of American football played by teams of student athletes fielded by American universities, colleges, and military academies, or Canadian football played by teams of student athletes fielded by Canadian universities.
College football is also popular throughout North America.

Bowl game

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From 1901 to 1905, Michigan had a 56-game undefeated streak that included a 1902 trip to play in the first college football bowl game, which later became the Rose Bowl Game.
In North America, a bowl game is one of a number of post-season college football games that are primarily played by teams belonging to the NCAA's Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS).

All-America

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Though no longer a player, he remained a fixture at annual rules meetings for most of his life, and he personally selected an annual All-American team every year from 1889 through 1924.
The original use of the term "All-America" seems to have been in reference to a list of college football players who were regarded as the best at their respective positions.

Florida Atlantic Owls football

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(Only three stadiums owned by U.S. colleges or universities — Cardinal Stadium at the University of Louisville, Georgia State Stadium at Georgia State University and FAU Stadium at Florida Atlantic University — consist entirely of chairback seating).
In 1998, Florida Atlantic University announced it was pursuing the creation of an NCAA football program and that Howard Schnellenberger was going to lead the charge, as director of football operations and head coach.

Chicago Maroons football

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November 30, 1905, saw Chicago defeat Michigan 2 to 0.
The Chicago Maroons football represents the University of Chicago in college football.