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As a child, Eloise enjoyed learning everything she could about many subjects, though in those days the best resource was her grandma’s old stack of encyclopedias. Today, Eloise still likes to know a bit about everything, and when she’s not researching information for her Facty.com posts or flexing her history degree, she’s going through the quizzes of other authors on the site - because this is where the facts are found! Visitors to our site turn to Eloise’s fun and factual articles to learn about all kinds of things, from do-it-yourself ideas to the wider world. Those who prefer to get their facts in article format can find Eloise all across the web, as well. Not only is it great to learn from her interesting posts, but most people want to become friends with Eloise after they read her stuff - she’s just so good at explaining things!
Amazingly, the history of college football goes back a lot farther than most people think. The first college football game was played on November 6, 1869, when Rutgers University and the College of New Jersey faced off in a historic match-up. The rules were more like soccer than American football — players weren’t allowed to carry or throw the football but were required to bat it with their heads, feet, hands, and sides. Rutgers won 6-4 (scoring was different, too), but in the rematch a week later, New Jersey won 8-0. These two games comprised the whole of the 1869 college season. Oh, and if you’ve never heard of the College of New Jersey, that’s because, in 1896, its name was changed — to Princeton.
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