40 stunning photos that show you what college football was like 100 years ago

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Monday, September 9, 2013

Along with baseball, college football is America's most historic sport. A century ago, the football powerhouses of eastern universities were some of the biggest teams in American sports.

The Library of Congress has a massive cache of football photos from the 1910s. We collected the most stunning portraits and action shots to get a feel for what the game was like 100 years ago.

It was ... different.

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