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The 1869 college football season was the first season of . It is considered the inaugural season, and consisted of only two total games, both of which occurred between the and ; The first was played on November 6 at Rutgers' campus, and the second was played on November 13 at Princeton's campus.

The 1869 college football season was the first season of in the United States. While played using improvised rules resembling and as much as the modern , it is traditionally considered the inaugural season. However, there is momentum shifting towards the being the first to play by rules that led to what became .[] The 1869 season consisted of only two total games, both of which occurred between and ; The first was played on November 6 at Rutgers' campus, and the second was played on November 13 at Princeton's campus. These games were comparable to soccer.

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The 1869 college football season was the first season of in the United States. While played using improvised rules resembling and as much as the modern , it is traditionally considered the inaugural season. However, there is momentum shifting towards the being the first to play by rules that led to what became . The 1869 season consisted of only two total games, both of which occurred between and ; The first was played on November 6 at Rutgers' campus, and the second was played on November 13 at Princeton's campus. These games were comparable to soccer.

The two teams faced off again in the second and only other game of the 1869 college football season one week later. New Jersey got revenge with an 8-0 victory.