Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Readers are provided with recollections, tales, legend and lore from and about storied names like Bart Starr, Lee Roy Jordan, Heisman Trophy winners Bo Jackson and Pat Sullivan, Cornelius Bennett, Kenny Stabler, John Stallworth, Ozzie Newsome, Terrell Owens, John and Brodie Croyle, Buck Buchanan, John Hannah, Johnny Musso, Phillip Rivers, Bear Bryant, Shug Jordan, Bobby Bowden, and Vince Dooley. Authors Ron Ingram and Rubin E. Grant also provide stories and tales about the legendary games, teams, and moments in the state's amazing prep football history. Codice inventario libreria
Riassunto: It’s been said that the No. 1 religion in Alabama is not Christianity—although this is the Bible Belt—but rather football. If their sons aren’t born carrying a football, fathers are giving them one straight out of the womb.
Intelligently delivered by Alabama sportswriters Ron Ingram and Rubin E. Grant, Tales from Alabama Prep Football captures the aura that is Alabama football while painting each page with the state’s prep-pigskin history.
This love affair with football hits its zenith at the college level because of Alabama and Auburn, but on Friday nights at high schools across the state, football also reaches a pinnacle. It was during high school that players such as Bo Jackson, Pat Sullivan, Bobby Bowden, Bart Starr, John Hannah, Kenny Stabler, Pat Trammell, Terrell "T.O." Owens, and Carnell "Cadillac" Williams—to name but a few—began their ascent to stardom.
In Tales from Alabama Prep Football, the stories of the state’s rich high school football tradition will be detailed by coaching legends and gridiron greats, from family ties to dynasties and rivalries. Memorable games and performances also adorn this comprehensive collection of Alabama football, creating a history of origins for the state’s football sons.
Tales from Alabama Prep Football takes us into a state where football is king, making this volume a staple for any true Alabamian.
L'autore: Ron Ingram is a native Alabamian who grew up near Brundidge in southeastern Alabama’s Pike County, where he was a three-sport letterman at Pike County High School. He attended Troy State University and graduated from the University of Alabama in 1974. Ingram’s career has spanned more than 30 years, including The Birmingham News since 1984. He earned the Alabama Sports Writers Association’s coveted Herby Kerby Award for the top sports story in 1987. He also received the Bill Shelton Award in 2006 signifying him as the ASWA’s Sports Writer of the Year. He has served as chairman for the ASWA’s state rankings and All-State selection committee as well as chairing The Birmingham News all-state committees. Ingram authored a book on Vestavia Hills’ legendary prep baseball coach Sammy Dunn, Dynasty on the Diamond, and is a regular contributor to several national magazines.
Rubin E. Grant’s roots are planted deeply in Alabama football, dating to his days as a student at Carver High School in Montgomery, his hometown. At his college alma mater, the University of Alabama, as sports editor of the school’s newspaper, the Crimson White, he covered the Crimson Tide under legendary coach Paul "Bear" Bryant. He spent 25 years covering high school football for the Birmingham Post-Herald, serving as prep editor and reporting on such football players as Bo Jackson, Cornelius Bennett, and Carnell "Cadillac" Williams. As a columnist, he won first place in the 2002 Alabama Associated Press Managing Editors Competition for his columns on high school sports. He currently is a free- lance writer and a member of the Alabama High School Sports Hall of Fame selection committee.
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