The Amazing History of 1897 Montana Football??

This is not a sports article. It’s more of a part history part fun fact article.

Image by David Mark from Pixabay (football)

For perspective here’s some background. The very first college football game was played in Brunswick, New Jersey on November 6, 1869. Just four years after the end of the Civil War.




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Tom Egelhoff

Tom Egelhoff

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