1869 was the first intercollegiate football game.
Rutgers and Princeton played their first intercollegiate football game on November 6, 1869, and only those two schools can trace back the history of their programs that far. Of course, at the time the sport much more closely resembled soccer than modern football.
The 2009 NCAA Football Championship game will be played in Jan. 2010.
Because when the pilgrims first arrived at the shores of New England the realized there was no football team so they created the Patriots and football is played on thanksgiving ever since then and we continue to celebrate this tradition.
no The Missouri Tigers is the name of the football team of the University Of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri. The college's first football team was formed in 1890 by the sophomore class of the "Academic School" (now the College of Arts and Science). The first intercollegiate game played by the Tigers was on Thanksgiving Day in 1890 against Washington University, who had already been playing for several years. The Tigers lost 28-0. While the Missouri Tigers have won 15 Conference Championships since that time, they have never won a National Championship.
There was not a French football team championship played in 1920.