Biography & Autobiography - Sports - Football

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The Last Coach: A Life of Paul 'Bear'...

Allen Barra

The explosive biography of the greatest college football coach in history.When Paul William 'Bear' Bryant died on January 26, 1983, it was the lead story on the all three networks' evening news. New York City newspapers reported his d...

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Published: Sep 2006

Quiet Strength: The Principles, Pract...

Tony Dungy

Tony Dungy's words and example have intrigued millions of people, particularly following his victory in Super Bowl XLI, the first for an African American coach. How is it possible for a coach--especially a football coach--to win the r...

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Published: May 2008

Breaking Free: My Life with Dissociat...

Herschel Walker

The NFL legend and Heisman Trophy winner shares the inspiring story of his life and diagnosis with dissociative identity disorder.Herschel Walker is widely regarded as one of football's greatest running backs. He led the University of...

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Published: Jan 2009

Standing Tall: The Kevin Everett Stor...

Sam Carchidi

In a matter of a few seconds, a strong, promising young Buffalo Bills player lay paralyzed and very mortal after a violent collision on the second-half kickoff return during the opening weekend of the 2007 NFL season. Kevin Everett, s...

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Published: Feb 2008

Paul Brown: The Rise and Fall and Ris...

Andrew O'Toole

Paul Brown is a football legend, yet few fans know the story of this very private man. This book follows Brown's life and career, from his childhood and college years through his domination as a coach on every major level — high sch...

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Published: Aug 2009

Dan Rooney: My 75 Years with the Pitt...

Dan Rooney

Legendary chairman of the five-time Super Bowl champion Pittsburgh Steelers, Dan Rooney, tells his life story for the first time. From growing up on Pittsburgh's notorious North Side, to vying with Johnny Unitas for top high school qu...

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Published: Sep 2008

Coming Back Stronger: Unleashing the ...

Drew Brees

When a potentially career-ending shoulder injury left quarterback Drew Brees without a team—and facing the daunting task of having to learn to throw a football all over again—coaches around the NFL wondered, Will he ever come back...

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Published: Sep 2011

Tiki: My Life in the Game and Beyond

Tiki Barber

Tiki Barber, former running back for the New York Giants and current Today show correspondent, has seemingly led a charmed life. Whether on the field or in front of the camera, the Smiling Giant makes everything look easy. But it has ...

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Published: Jun 2008

EDUCATION OF A COACH, THE

David Halberstam

Now in paperback, Pulitzer Prize-winner David Halberstam's bestseller takes you inside the football genius of Bill Belichick for an insightful profile in leadership With a new afterword by the authorBill Belichick's thirty-one years i...

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Published: Aug 2006

Patriot Reign: Bill Belichick, the Co...

Michael Holley

When Bill Belichick arrived in New England, the Patriots were a laughingstock, an organization with a losing record and a roster of overpaid, underperforming players. So how did a head coach with a questionable record transform this ...

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Published: Oct 2005

Namath: A Biography

Mark Kriegel

In between Babe Ruth and Michael Jordan there was Joe Namath, one of the few sports heroes to transcend the game he played. Novelist and former sports-columnist Mark Kriegel's bestselling biography of the iconic quarterback details hi...

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Published: Aug 2005

When Pride Still Mattered : A Life Of...

David Maraniss

More than any other sports figure, Vince Lombardi transformed football into a metaphor of the American experience. The son of an Italian immigrant butcher, Lombardi toiled for twenty frustrating years as a high school coach and then a...

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Published: Jun 2005

I Beat The Odds: From Homelessness, t...

Michael Oher

The football star made famous in the hit film (and book) The Blind Side reflects on how far he has come from the circumstances of his youth. Michael Oher shares his personal account of his story, in this inspirational New York Times ...

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Published: Feb 2012

Moving the Chains: Tom Brady and the ...

Charles P. Pierce

When Tom Brady entered the 2005 NFL season as lead quarterback for the New England Patriots, the defending Super Bowl champions, he was hailed as the best to ever play the position. And with good reason: he was the youngest quarterbac...

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Published: Oct 2007

Go Long!: My Journey Beyond the Game ...

Jerry Rice

In Go Long! Jerry Rice shares the inspirational lessons and empowering practices that have helped him attain success, both on the football field and off. Through the ups and downs of Rice’s life and incomparable career, we disco...

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Published: Jan 2008

All Aboard! Charlie ''Choo Choo'' Jus...

Bob Terrell

The fantastic story of Charlie "Choo Choo" Justice and the football team that put North Carolina in the big-time. The most comprehensive book ever about a sports legend and the teams he played on.

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Published: Jan 2002

Remember Why You Play: Faith, Footbal...

David Thomas

If you enjoyed Friday Night Lights, this book is a must-read. Remember Why You Play documents the lives, struggles, and triumphs of the players and coaches of Faith Christian School in Grapevine, Texas. Sports columnist and author Dav...

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Published: Oct 2010
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