Wins, Losses, and Lessons: An Autobiography

Wins, Losses, and Lessons: An Autobiography

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Few people in the history of college sports have been more influential or had a bigger impact than Lou Holtz. Winner of the three national Coach of the Year honors, the only coach ever to lead six different schools to season-ending bowl games, and the ninth-winningest coach in college football history, Holtz is still teaching and coaching, although he is no longer on the gridiron. In his most telling work to date, the man still known as "Coach" by all who cross his path reveals what motivated a rail-thin 135-pound kid with marginal academic credentials and a pronounced speech impediment to play and coach college football, and to become one of the most sought-after motivational speakers in history. With unflinching honesty and his trademark dry wit, Holtz goes deep, giving us the intimate details of the people who shaped his life and the decisions he would make that shaped the lives of so many others.

ISBN: 9780060840808

Published Date: January 1, 2006

Publisher: William Morrow & Company

Language: English

Page Count: 318

Size: 9.35" l x 6.35" w x 1.16" h