Daily Archives: June 29, 2012

Hawkeye Homecoming Centennial

The game of football had seen some significant changes just before the first Homecoming contest was held against Wisconsin on November 23, 1912. The length of the field was changed from 110 yards with no end zones to 100 yards plus two 10-yard end zones. In addition, teams now had four downs to advance the ball instead of three, and a…

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