How football started
Rutgers and Princeton played a college soccer football game, the first ever, November 6. The game used modified London Football Association rules. During the next seven years, rugby gained favor with the major eastern schools over soccer, and modern football began to develop from rugby.
Father of football
Pudge Heffelfinger was paid $500 to play in a game in 1892, becoming the first person to be paid to play football.
Earl Louis"Curly" Lambeau
Earl Louis "Curly" Lambeau (April 9, 1898 – June 1, 1965) was founder, player, and first coach of the Green Bay Packers professional footballteam. He shares the distinction with rival George Halas of the Chicago Bears of coaching his team to the most National Football Leaguechampionships, with six. He was an inaugural inductee to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1963.