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Jaydog57
09-01-2006, 03:32 PM
They called it the "projectile pass" back then.
On Sept. 5, 1906, Saint Louis University's Bradbury Robinson tossed a pigskin to teammate Jack Schneider. It was a remarkably creative play for the era, one that ultimately became known as the forward pass.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/space/20060901/sc_space/100yearsagofootballsfirstforwardpass

Pretty cool story.:dolphins:

WharfRat
09-01-2006, 04:05 PM
Great find Jaydog!

retired opfinistic
09-01-2006, 07:21 PM
They called it the "projectile pass" back then.
On Sept. 5, 1906, Saint Louis University's Bradbury Robinson tossed a pigskin to teammate Jack Schneider. It was a remarkably creative play for the era, one that ultimately became known as the forward pass.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/space/20060901/sc_space/100yearsagofootballsfirstforwardpass

Pretty cool story.:dolphins:Wanny shoulda read that story.

PassRush
09-01-2006, 07:58 PM
Awesome