Posts Tagged ‘Walter Camp’

Beattie Feathers (Chicago Bears) – NFL’s First 1,000 Yard Rusher

Tweet This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to explore the life and career of Beattie Feathers, the NFL’s first 1,000 yard rusher.  Until 1934, his rookie season, it was thought to be impossible to amass 1,000 rushing yards in a single season.  Beattie Feathers would end up surpassing this mark on…

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Walter Camp (Yale) – The Father of American Football

Tweet This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to explore the life and career of Walter Camp, the Father of American Football.  He was an excellent halfback at Yale University in the late 1800’s, but his biggest contribution to the game of football was leading the charge to make the game a…

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