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Knox, Jayvee Coach, Relates History of Harvard Football

Long Step From Assorted Mobs to Modern Spectacle

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Tracing Harvard's football history from the early traditional battles between the freshmen and the sophomores to the modern day game, Jimmy Knox, Jayvee coach of the Casey regime, addressed the Harvard Memorial Society in the Upper Common room of Adams House last night.

Stressing the historical development of the sport as an intercollegiate one, he told about the beginnings of big time games and the changes in methods of play. "It was a long step from the assorted mobs that played without rules and whose total expenses for a game were $400, to the modern spectacle with its secret practices, highly developed plays and $40,000 expenses". Knox recounted many personal anecdotes of famous games of the past and several of his coaching and scouting experiences.

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