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Last Word on more rivalries, Nov. 16

Last Word on more rivalries, Nov. 16

Old rivalries

William and Mary and the University of Richmond have the "South's longest rivalry" and are tied with Wisconsin and Minnesota as the fourth longest in Division I football. This year's game on Nov. 19 will be the 127th in the series that began in 1898. (In some years the teams played several games and there were no games in 1900, 1902 and 1943.) Lehigh and Lafayette have the longest rivalry with 152 games; Yale and Princeton have played 138 games, while Yale and Harvard will play their 132nd on Saturday. The University of North Carolina's rivalry with the University of Virginia began in 1892, making it the "South's oldest rivalry."...

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