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President Reagan Throws a Football in the Oval Office

In this photograph, taken by Mary Anne Fackelman on March 26, 1982, President Ronald Reagan playfully prepares to toss a football in the Oval Office. The football was from the University of Southern California Trojans football team. Reagan did not attend USC, but played football in college and retained a lifelong interest in the sport. Reagan played offensive and defensive right guard on the Eureka College football team in Illinois from 1929-1931.
Mary Anne Fackelman
Date of Work
March 26, 1982
Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum/NARA