|Q: The second college football game ever televised took place on October 27, 1939. The match-up was between Nebraska and a school in Kansas. Can you name it?
A: Kansas State University
On October 27, 1939, Kansas State University’s homecoming contest against Nebraska became the second college football game ever televised. The first one was the Fordham-Waynesburg contest in New York earlier that fall. The Cornhuskers spoiled K-State’s homecoming with a 25-to-9 triumph in Manhattan.
Fun Factoid: This may have been the second televised college football game, but it was the first televised college football homecoming game.