February 28, 1924

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News from February 28, 1924

News from February 28, 1924 (The Buffalo Commercial, via Newspapers.com™)

Coach Articulates Benefits of College Football

On February 28, 1924, Knute Rockne talked about how football was integral in shaping the physical education landscape.

Rockne, coach of Notre Dame, at a banquet at St. John’s school, highlighted the financial and educational importance of football. He defended football’s role, stating it financially supported various athletic programs, allowing male and female students to benefit and maintain physical fitness.

Rockne also highlighted the sport’s role in fostering sportsmanship. He emphasized that football’s impact was not limited to financial aspects but also extended to instilling values among players, students, and spectators.

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