H. W. "Bill" Hargiss
Letter from OSU
Oregon Stater article
Pro football hall of fame
1918 OSU team
AP article
Hargiss declaration
Foster affidavit
Brougham letter

Hargiss' DeclarationHargiss declaration of first to use Hudlle in 1918
First use of football huddle and forward pass by Bill Hargiss.

H. W. (Bill) Hargiss
2503 Missouri Street
Lawrence, Kansas 66044

The Huddle used in modern Football was first used Oregon State University coached by H. W. "Bill" Hargiss in game at Seattle Washington against Univ. of Washington in November 1918.
The College of Emporia coached by Hargiss used the Forward Pass as an integral offensive play in the fall of 1910 against Washburn Univ. at Topeka Kansas.


H. W. Hargiss