The basic elements of football started at Penn's Franklin Field, Harvard Stadium and the Yale Bowl three of our four oldest stadiums. Today they stand as monuments to the past, having essentially shaped college football and college athletics on the whole as we know them.
Quaker, the University of Pennsylvania mascot, gets into the action on Saturdays at Franklin Field, where
the NFL's Eagles played home games from 1958 to 1970. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Penn Athletic Communications)