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The North Carolina Inter-Collegiate Foot-Ball Association: The Beginnings of College Football in North Carolina

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Intramural play at Wake Forest College in 1882 was the first organized collegiate football games to be played in North Carolina. This led to the formation of the North Carolina Inter-Collegiate Foot-ball Association in 1888, which represented teams from Trinity College, the University of North Carolina, and Wake Forest College. While the league had problems early on, it expanded in the 1890s and promoted the new sport of football effectively throughout the South.
North Carolina Historical Review (NoCar F251 .N892), Vol. 65 Issue 3, July 1988, p263-286 , il, por, f