Historian Brian Ingrassia speaks about the origins of college football in the late 1800's and traces the evolution of the sport to a multi-million dollar athletic spectacle on university campuses. His book is "The Rise of the Gridiron University: Higher Education's Uneasy Alliance with Big-Time Football." He spoke November 9, 2012 at the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Big-time football's place in higher education
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