"What is this? It is a prolate spheroid, an elongated sphere in which the outer leather casing is drawn tightly over a somewhat smaller rubber tubing. Better to have died as a small boy than to fumble this football."
John Heisman coached at Auburn, Georgia Tech, and Penn State.
In 1916, while coaching at Georgia Tech, his team ran up the most lopsided score ever in college football, winning 222-0.