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1

Football was derived from the English game of _______.

rugby

2

American Football was started in ______ with rules instituted by _______ ______, a player-coach at ______ University.

1879, Walter Camp, Yale

3

In ______, the first attempt at writing down rules for American football was made at the ________ convention.

1876, Massosoit

4

Walter Camp edited every American football rule book until his death in ______.

1925

5

4 rules that Walter Camp contributed changing Rugby and Soccer to American football

1. the line of scrimmage
2.forward pass
3. tackling as low as the knee was allowed-1888
4.standardized the scoring system, numerical scoring

6

Protective equipment worn

Helmet, shoulder pads, butt pads, 2 hip pads, 2 thigh pads, 2 knee pads, mouthpiece

7

How many points does a touchdown equal?

6

8

How many points does a point after touchdown (PAT) kick equal?

1

9

How many points does a field goal equal?

3

10

How many points does safety equal?

2