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1869 Rutgers and Princeton played a college soccer football game, the first ever, November 6. The game used modified London Football Association rules. During the next seven years, Rugby gained favor with the major eastern schools over soccer, and modern football began to develop from rugby. -----
Click on the 'First NFL Game' link on this page to read about the first game played in the NFL in 1920 between Dayton and Columbus.

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