Did the Tar Heels invent the forward pass?

William Brafford

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  1. Will says:

    That’s interesting, because the accounts I’ve heard/read suggest that the Southern game was characterized by runs/laterals while the Yankees were the first to introduce the forward pass.Report

  2. James says:

    Nice post! I hope I’m not spamming your blog, but I’ve heard similar accounts and recently documented a couple of additional sources over at Tar Heel Times:

    Go Heels!Report

  3. Scott says:

    As a Tar Heel, I welcome this news but it only somewhat makes up for UNC’s loses to State. Also, Congrats to coach Roy Williams his 600th career victory.Report

  4. Zeke says:

    Carolina deserved every minute of their loss to State; don’t deny it. Go Pack!Report