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Origins and Evolution of American Football

Football is far and away the most popular spectator sport in the United States though the first football game ever played barely resembles how it looks today. Discuss the origins of the American game and how it has evolved over the past 150 years, highlighting critical philosophical changes and rule modifications that led it to become the beloved multi-billion dollar industry.


Greg Jenks

Greg is a former school psychologist, home brewer, amateur actor and singer, and member of the Osher Core Programming Committee. As a child, his parents could not get him to read books, though he would always read the daily sports ... read more

Date: 2 Thu, Oct 14-21

Delivery Method: In-person With Livestream

Time: 10-11:15am CT

Location: UWM Hefter Conference Center or view on Zoom

Instructor: Greg Jenks

Fee: $15

Program Number: FALL:134

Note: In-person capacity: 38
Livestream Capacity: 300

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