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When was the first American football game ever played?
The first American football game ever was played Nov. 6, 1869. Rutgers and New Jersey (later known as Princeton) faced off in what is considered to be the first American football game ever played on Nov. 6, 1869.
What was the first college football game Rutgers ever played?
Rutgers University and its neighbor, Princeton, played the first game of intercollegiate football on Nov. 6, 1869, on a plot of ground where the present-day Rutgers gymnasium now stands in New Brunswick, N.J. Rutgers won that first game, 6-4.
What is the oldest college football game in the US?
Rose Bowl The Rose Bowl, aptly nicknamed 鈥淭he Granddaddy of Them All,鈥?was first played in 1902, making it the oldest college bowl game in the United States. While the football was played at the first Rose Bowl tournament in 1902, it was removed from the tournament鈥檚 roster for over a decade.
What was the first college football bowl game to be televised?
In 1955, the Gator Bowl was the first college bowl game to be broadcast on national television. 5. Cotton Bowl Classic The Cotton Bowl Classic dates back to 1937 when Texas oil tycoon J. Curtis Sanford came up with the idea of a Texas bowl game and decided to finance the game himself.