How American Football got started?

According to one survey, nearly 3.5 billion people (one-half of the world population) take interest in football. Such as large following of enthusiasts makes football world’s numerous sport. Beyond all the questions the American football has the rich stormy history that everyone would love to know about and how Americans got highly involved in this highly physical and mental exhausting game. In this article, I am going to give you the glimpse into history of American football and some interesting facts about football that are lesser known even to football enthusiasts.

During the middle years of the 19th century, there were many different styles of football such as rugby- football game played throughout the United Kingdom and other parts of the European Union & other English speaking countries including

Australia, New Zealand, and the US. When this game arrived in America, there were no set of rules and modern football’s integral elements such as touchdown, forward pass, distance rules, and downs. It was played as freestyle rugby-football game as it was played in the Britain.

Early Football Games

The earliest football games were mostly played by the students of colleges and universities with their own set of rules called the ‘mob football’. In 1860, dues to this severity of rules some states of US had banned the game of Football. But somehow in 1862, the first football team of the United States was formed and played known as ‘the Boston Game’ and this form of the football became famous across the most of the United States.


Collegiate Football Becomes Legitimate

In the end of the 18th century, collegiate football became a legitimate game as the now-famous universities such as Princeton, Yale, Harvard and Columbia states standardize the set of rules for this game. These rules of collegiate football game turned this rugby-football into American football. At that time Yale had refused to join the IFA (Intercollegiate football Association) due to the babble over the number of players each group could have on the field. After few year Walter camp became famous as the godfather of the football and in this era of 1880, new sets of rules introduced that includes lowering the member of players on the football field.

Modern American Football.

In 1920, the American professional football association was formed which later changed its name as now famous and most watched National Football league(NFL) and Jim Thorpe was the first president of NFL. Many teams such as Chicago Tigers,

Cleveland Indians, Columbus Panhandles, Dayton Triangles, and many other were formed during this era and had participated in 1932,NFL playoff game which was the auspicious beginning of the modern American football. After that NFL was becoming famous one throughout the America as they had 1958 NFL championship and formation of other American football leagues. It had also attracted the player from many European countries and Asian countries.

Now American Football became the intimate part of every American citizen and football enthusiast across the globe which is quite different from normal football played across the Europe and other English speaking countries.

Enjoy Your Next American Football Game On Television

With the increasing popularity of American football across the States and across the globe, the number of enthusiasts is also dramatically increasing. There are many broadcasters streaming live and repeat games in the USA such as an NFL, ESPN, and other local channels. Watching the NFL used to be easy compared to now as American football enthusiastic could just lay down on the couch on Sunday night and by clicking on any broadcast station out of various another broadcaster you can just enjoy the NFL. You may like to know that NFL and sports channels just tied up with TV providers, and they come with exclusive packages now plus Thursday night footballs and much other wide ranges of streaming option.

Now things got complicated as NFL is split amongst the three big USA television broadcasting channels named CBS, NBC & FOX. So if you are thinking about watching this season of NFL without spending a lot more or without spending zero, there are some handy tips here.


For Sunday Night NFL

As NFL has tied up with Direct TV and offering the variety of packages at low prices. If you are thinking about watching next season of American football on TV, you better check out the DirectTv as their exclusive contract will bring out the happiness for you.

DirectTV offers two distinct packages and one advanced package to subscribers that include the NFL Sunday Ticket costs you $40 per month for six months and the advanced NFL Sunday Ticket that costs you $55 per month for six months. These both options allow subscribers to watch any repeated NFL game on Sunday. The advanced package comes with some outrageous features including the red zone channels that will be showing highlights and scoring of all Sunday games, and another best one is you will be able to stream Sunday American football game on NFL, on your phone, tablet, and smart TV.  You can watch the match live through any TV company you can choose on on If you are facing any issue, or just want to get the TV connection, then just call the customer service contact number. Dial their customer service contact number to get the best benefit from them, you will find them all on their websites.

ESPN Is There To Entertain You Every Monday Night With American Football

ESPN has right to air Monday night football if you are not paid subscriber you are out of luck, though. Subscribers have the various options to enjoy the next American football seasonvia Google chrome, desktop, Xbox lives, tablet, and several other methods, but not through phones. Besides, then Direct TV and ESPN there are many other options you can choose, to get to watch the replay of the most of NFL games. A variety of Gate rewind packages is offered by NFL with collaboration with major sports channels.

There are many other ways you can watch the next American football on your TV by using VPNs if you are precise knowledge about it and how to use it legally, VPN will help you to unblock most of the ads on, and you will be able to stream most of the channels.

Many channels are tied up with TV providers and offering different packages with minimum prices if you want you can choose any of them to stream live football season. Watching American football live is not as easy as it used to be.