Teddy Roosevelt Saved American Football

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The time when Teddy Roosevelt saved American football In the early 1900’s Theodore Roosevelt made an effort to save and reform what we call today American football. Teddy was a fan of football himself, he even said that it was his favorite sport. But at the time football was not safe as it is now, it was dangerous and sometimes even deadly. During this period of time many players got injured and some of them got killed because of how dangerous football was. This is why the main colleges at the time, Yale, Harvard, and Princeton spoke up, on one side presidents hated it, but in the other side students loved it. In the fall of 1905 Roosevelt recognized that football was threatened. But football was not endangered for no reason, one magazine
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