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There was no single school that invented it. Most of the schools who played football in the early days tried it now and then, at least as far back as an 1876 game between Harvard and Yale. The forward pass was legalized in 1906, and Bradbury Robinson of St. Louis University is credited with throwing the first legal forward pass that season.

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