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What Are Footballs Made Of?

Football has evolved since it was first introduced in the early 1900s. A common misconception is that it’s made out of “pigskin,” a slang term. However, present-day footballs are now made of cowhide or vulcanized rubber, which is different from the earlier days of pigskin. Let’s learn more about the history of football and how …

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vIQ #05: NFL Kicking With John Potter

On this episode we talk to former Western Michigan standout and former NFL kicker John Potter. John talks about his days at Western Michigan where he still holds numerous MAC records. We detail John’s journey and the mental toughness it takes to be on an NFL stage. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-x2ToNgaxi8     Show Notes 1:37 – When …

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