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U.S. collegiate gridiron football coach John Heisman legalized the forward pass and originated the center snap. The Heisman Trophy was named after him.
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Since the game of American football was first played at the collegiate level in the late 1860s, the sport has captivated fans by using both strength and strategy to get the win. With the introduction of the American Professional Football Association, later renamed to the National Football League, audiences saw athletes play more ferociously than ever before. And with the star athletes who have emerged over the years, including Tim Tebow, Peyton Manning and John Elway, it's clear that the excitement and ferocity around the brutal sport hasn't died down at all. Browse through the notable football players who have tackled their way to the top.
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