Football Photo Gallery

The early 1900s saw major growth in the popularity of college football — along with controversy and an intense debate about its safety and compatibility with academic institutions. (For more, read “Football Fight”). Images and memorabilia from the early years of the UW’s football team show school spirit and rivalries that should ring true for today’s alumni and fans, as well as uniforms that seem ill-suited for the physicality of today’s game.

Published in the Fall 2017 issue

Tags: Athletics, Badger, Campus history, football

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