History has recorded that William Heffelfinger was the first person to be paid for playing football, receiving $500 for playing a game for the Allegheny Athletic Association against the Pittsburgh Athletic Club on November 12, 1892.
The University of Alabama's first season of interscholastic football was 1892.
Auburn started playing football in 1892.
Alabama started playing foot ball in 1892. Their record was 2-2.
The first player to be paid for playing football was William Heffelfinger who was paid $500 to play for the Allegheny Athletic Association in a game against the Pittsburgh Athletic Club in 1892.
First Pro November 12, 1892
No. The first NFL game was held in Ohio in 1920 and the first ever game to use players that were paid for playing was held in Pennsylvania in 1892.
The first documentation of a player being paid for playing football is an expense sheet from the 1892 Allegheny Athletic Association's football team that shows a $500 payment to William Heffelfinger.
Sunderland were the Football League Champions in 1892.
November 12, 1892 in Pennsylvania
William Pudge had the first professional football contract in 1892. The American Professional Football Association was formed in 1920.
Ernest West. Georgia Tech's first season of football was 1892 and their head coach was Ernest West. 1892 was West's only season as head coach.
1892 there first kit was blue and grey
November 11, 1892
The first two football teams were Allegheny Athletic Association and the Pittsburgh Athletic Club. The AAA defeated Pittsburgh in the first pro football game on November 12, 1892.
The first Liverpool as in the city was 1208 and Liverpool as in the football club was founded in 1892.
Walter Bowman Accrington Stanley 1892
As far as the NFL goes, the first game was played in Dayton, Ohio on October 3, 1920 Pennsylvania (this is true! It is not Ohio!) The first American football game that used players that were paid for playing was played in Pennsylvania in 1892. The first NFL game was played in Ohio in 1920.
Alabama's first football game was played in Birmingham on Friday afternoon, November 11, 1892, at the old Lakeview Park.
Georgia 50, Mercer 0.
The very first pro football game in the United States was in 1892. The Alleghany Athletic Association played the Pittsburgh Athletic Club. A more organized schedule of pro football came about in 1920.
The first person to get paid was William (Pudge) Heffelfinger and he was openly paid $500 dollars and that was November 12, 1892. So football has been around for about 118 years now?! Wow!