Archive for Wednesday, September 30, 2009

100 years ago: University football loses two players thanks to strict dad

September 30, 2009


From the Lawrence Daily World for Sept. 30, 1909: “The university freshman football team was set back today when two top prospects had to quit because their father said they either got an education or played football but couldn’t do both. So the Woodbury brothers are off the team and in class.”


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