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Unformatted text preview: game. He coached for the Green Bay Packers and he led his team to victory in each of the first two Super Bowls. Following his death, the trophy was named prior to Super Bowl V in his honor. Walter Camp, the coach at Yale had a desire for an eleven man team. He helped begin the final step in the evolution from rugby-style play to the modern game of American football. The IFAs rules committee soon cut the number of players from fifteen to eleven. They cut the size of the playing field to one hundred ten yards and in 1882 Camp also introduced the system of downs. At first it was three attempts to advance the ball five yards; in 1906 the distance was changed to ten yards. The fourth down was added in 1912....
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This note was uploaded on 10/28/2011 for the course SOCIO, HEA jkaa 101 taught by Professor Mrwilder during the Spring '11 term at Hinds CC.
- Spring '11