When in doubt, punt! ~John Heisman
Alas, college football has come to an end. The Gamecock’s next football season opens against Ole Miss in Oxford, Mississippi on September 4th. In the mean time, fight football season withdrawal syndrome by checking out recently – published books on football in our sports section on the 5th floor of the Houston Cole Library. Here is a sample of some of the books you will find with links to Amazon reviews.
Coach Tommy Thompson and the Boys of Sequoyah by Patti Dickinson and Chadwick Smith
Gridiron Gauntlet: the Story of Men who Integrated Pro Football, In Their Own Words by Andy Piascik
Beer, Babes, and Balls: Masculinity and Sports Talk Radio by David Nylund and Eric Anderson
ESPN: the Company: the Story and Lessons Behind the Most Fanatical Brand in Sports by Anthony Smith and Keith Hollihan
From Peanuts to the Pressbox by Eli Gold
The Glory Game: How the 1958 NFL Championship Changed Football Forever by Frank Gifford & Peter Richmond
Bear’s Boy’s Thirty-Six Men Whose Lives Were Changed by Coach Paul Bryant by Eli Gold & M. B. Roberts
100 Things Auburn Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die by Evan Woodbery
Game Day and God: Football, Faith and Politics in the American South by Eric Bain Selbo
About Them Dawgs!: Georgia Football’s Memorable Teams and Players by Patrick Garbin
How Good Do You Want To Be: A Champion’s Tips on How to Lead and Succeed at Work and in Life by Nick Saban and Nick Curtis
Keep informed about our JSU Gamecocks from the Athletic Department Web Site & see you at the games next fall! Until then, happy reading & GO GAMECOCKS!