mavisol (mavisol) wrote in linguaphiles,


"At high school, Ford was captain of the football team and selected All-City. At the University of Michigan, he played center and linebacker on undefeated seasons and national titles in 1932 and 1933."

1) All-City - means that he was selected for a team representing the entire city?
2) Undefeated seasons -- seasons without defeat?
3) National titles - national championships?

Thanks in advance to all who reply!

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