Though legalized by eight years, it was the Fighting Irish who truly ushered in the era of the forward pass.
Both commissioner Bert Bell and expansive committee chair George Halas declined with the irony being they would add the Dallas Cowboys in
The alterations to the rules had an immediate impact.
That same year, Bobby Douglass, quarterback for the Chicago Bears, rushed for yards, the most ever by a quarterback a record that would stand for another 34 years.
The Heisman trophy is still awarded today to the nation's outstanding player.
In the early league, teams still played non-league teams, and schedules were unorganized.
Sudden death overtime was added to the end of every game, both regular and postseason, though in the regular season, if the teams were still tied after one minute OT period, they would end the game, having it recorded as a tie.
Hapes informed Giants Frank Filchock.
If we divide these numbers by a 16 game schedule, we get 6.
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Three years later, Bill Dudley of the Steelers led the league sex collegegirls rushing, interceptions and punt return average.