Duke Slater – Pro Football Hall of Fame Centennial Class Member (2020)

When you first heard about the Pro Football Hall of Fame Centennial Class, did you know the name, Duke Slater?  If you did not, you were not alone.  He is a long-forgotten name in the annals of football glory.  Many referred to him as one of the greatest football players of all-time, or the greatest … Read more

The Evolution of Football

If you were to watch an American football game 150 years ago, you would not recognize many of the rules.  Over the course of the past century and a half, we have seen the transformation from a soccerish/rubbyish game to America’s favorite sport.  But what caused the evolution of football?  There were many micro-changes barely … Read more

Carlisle Indian School Football

Carlisle Indian School Football The Carlisle Indian Industrial School football team was an underdog story fit for the movies.  Beginning in 1879, Native American children were taken from their homes and sent halfway across the country to attend this “off-reservation boarding school” in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.  Athletics was an escape for many of the children, including … Read more