H. W. "Bill" Hargiss
Hargiss' declaration
Markley declaration
Lyon affidavit
I threw it like this
Emporia Gazette
Presbies invent pass

Arthur Schabinger and Bill Hargiss discuss the first forward pass used in Football

Arthur Schabinger and Bill Hargiss discuss their forward passing, regularly used in 1910

"I THREW IT LIKE THIS" Arthur A. Schabinger demonstrates for his old coach, Bill Hargiss, how he used to throw a forward pass as the two got together during the alumni reunion to talk over old times. Schabinger, who makes his home in Atlanta, Ga., was the star quarterback on the college teams of 1910-11-12 that were coached by Hargiss, who now lives in Topeka. Schabinger and Hargiss were two of the earliest exponents of the forward pass, and the college teams of those years astounded other teams with their wide open style of play.