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Football as a sport was first played at the College in September, 1888. The first mention of an organized football team is in the Southwestern Presbyterian University Journal dated June, 1891 and they received uniforms in 1893. During the Korean War in 1951, there were no intercollegiate football games played. The Orgill Bowl was first presented at the Rhodes game against Sewanee on September 24, 1955 at Fargason Field.

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Collection's Items (Sorted by Submit Date in Descending order): 1 to 20 of 115
PreviewIssue DateTitleAuthor(s)
Dan West copy.jpg.jpg1942Dan West '42-
Football_team_1935_alumni mag_600_dpi_003.jpg.jpg1935Football team in 1935-
Sports_Guide_football_2011.pdf.jpg2011Football Guide, 2011-
Football_game_2011.jpg.jpg2011Football game, 2011-
football_fans_stands_2012_001.jpg.jpg2012Fans at a football game, 2012-
Football_victory_bell_2012_001.jpg.jpg2012Football player ringing the victory bell, 2012-
football_player_2012_001.jpg.jpg2012Football player, 2012-
Homecoming_Football_Game_2012_005 copy.jpg.jpg2012Football team in 2012-
Football_2011_001.jpg.jpg2011Football Team, 2011-
Football_201010_001.jpg.jpg2010Football Game-
Football_201010_002.jpg.jpg2010Football players-
Football_201010_003.jpg.jpg2010Football player-
Homecoming 2006 Football game 319.jpg.jpg.jpg2006Homecoming Football Game 2006-
1992_Athletics_Football_02.jpg.jpg1992Football players in game about 1992-
1994_Athletics_Football_05.jpg.jpg1994Football game around 1994-
1994_Athletics_Football_04.jpg.jpg1994Football player in uniform around 1994-
Football Player_Southwestern_c1961_04.jpg.jpg1961Football player in uniform around 1961-
Football_game_fargason_1960_08.jpg.jpg1960Football game on Fargason Field-
Bill Harwood & Jerry Manley_1963.jpg.jpg1963Bill Harwood and Jerry Manley-
warfield.jpg.jpg1981Calvin Warfield, football player in uniform-
Collection's Items (Sorted by Submit Date in Descending order): 1 to 20 of 115