The Heisman

The Heisman

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No sport in America can match the pageantry, raw emotion, and thrilling tradition of college football. It is a world in which a twenty-year-old kid can become a national sensation overnight, in which coaches are deified and rivalries burn white-hot. And in this world, there is no individual award so revered as the Heisman Trophy. From Nile "The Cornbelt Comet" Kinnick, miracle worker Doug Flutie, and modern-day Sunday warrior Eddie George, the history of the Heisman gives us insight into the heart of America. Here within these pages are intimate portraits of some of the winners who exemplify the grit and glory of America's beloved game and of the coaching giants, such as Bear Bryant, Woody Hayes, and Red Blaik, who inspired winners to achieve. Told in the evocative words of Pulitzer Prize-nominated journalist Bill Pennington, their heart-stopping experiences on and off the field will have Americans enthralled until the final page is turned.

ISBN: 9780060554729

Published Date: September 1, 2005

Publisher: ReganBooks

Language: English

Page Count: 347

Size: 9.06" l x 5.91" w x 0.98" h