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Date: Monday, January 1, 2001 
Question/Topic: Huddle - football - origin 
Answer/Pointer: Huddle - football - origin In 1924, Herb McCracken, the Lafayette College coach thought the University of Pennsylvania team had decoded the hand signals he was using to send plays in to his players, so he ordered them to have a meeting on the field and whisper about what the next play would be. Source: Tallahassee Democrat 12/8/97. 
Librarian: LCLCPL 

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