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Where is the birthplace of college football?

Where is the birthplace of college football?

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With the opening of the 2021 college football season continuing on Thursday night, many to wonder where is the official birthplace of college football.

The opening of the 2021 college football season continued on Thursday night, which was headlined by the Ohio State Buckeyes playing on the road against the Minnesota Golden Gophers.

With fans looking forward to their weeks dominated by football, many are wondering where the collegiate sport was actually born. So, where is the birthplace of college football? Well, it all begins in the Garden State of New Jersey.

Where is the birthplace of college football?

Rutger University, the state university of New Jersey, is known as the “Birthplace of College Football.” The university hosted the first-ever intercollegiate football game back on Nov. 6, 1869, against a team from the College of New Jersey, which is now known as Princeton University.

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As for the end result of that game, Rutgers defeated the College of New Jersey 6-4.

So there you have it. The birthplace of the sport you enjoy watching on Saturdays took place at Rutgers, the home of the Scarlet Knights.

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