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Author Harvey, Walter, 1967-

Title Football's most wanted II [electronic resource] : the top 10 book of more bruising backs, savage sacks, and gridiron oddities / by Walter Harvey.

Imprint Dulles, Va. : Potomac Books, ©2006.

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Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 259 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-245) and index.
Contents List of photographs -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Boy, this kid looks good! -- Who is this guy? -- Football by the numbers -- It's war out there -- Close to perfect -- Aren't you a little old for this? -- Aren't you a little young for this? -- Great careers after moving teams -- Snow blind -- These numbers will never be worn again -- Grand gridirons -- Small school, big career -- Let's dance, baby! -- Draft flops -- Heisman flops -- Diamonds in the draft rough -- Super streaks -- "They're not yelling boo!" -- Not you again -- Why do we keep playing these guys? -- Monday night madness -- College coaches making the leap?the good -- College coaches making the leap -- Back to school -- Going bowling at different schools-- Bowl blowouts -- The "what" bowl? -- BSC (and pre-BCS) BS -- When bad losses happen to good teams -- Thieves -- When number 1 meets number 2 -- Memorable movies -- Forgettable football flicks -- Better than reading the playbook -- Super significant others -- Would you buy what this man is selling? -- Going long -- Before the legends -- After the legends -- Strange team nicknames -- Don't want to see him again -- Going overtime -- Lighting up the scoreboard -- There's no place like home -- Sparkling comebacks -- Seeing double -- More football by the numbers -- They're playing for what? -- Wild! -- I used to be a quarterback -- Thanksgiving turkeys -- Full of grace -- Bibliography -- Index -- About the author.
Summary Builds on the popular Football's Most WantedTM with more trivia from the gridiron Highlights amazing and amusing facts, anecdotes, and stories from professional and college football Presents tales and details of players, coaches, fans, and more Readers will score a touchdown at their tailgate parties with Football's Most WantedTM II: The Top 10 Book of More Bruising Backs, Savage Sacks, and Gridiron Oddities by Walter Harvey. With fun facts and amazing anecdotes from professional and college football, it's sure to delight fans new and old while presenting a wealth of interesting and amusing tidbits and trivia. Harvey takes over in the second half after a stellar performance by the starter, Football's Most WantedTM (see page 49), and is poised to lead your team to victory. With more than fifty additional top-ten lists on a plethora of pigskin possibilities, there's something here for everybody. Harvey includes information on some of the greatest gridiron rivalries, amazing football streaks and records, the youngest coaches and oldest players, famous and defunct college football bowls, coaches who both excelled and failed when making the jump from college to the pros, and the most entertaining touchdown celebrations. He touches on footballers who go into commercials, introduces the famous "other halves" of football players, and even details ten of the longest scoring plays in NFL history. Football's Most WantedTM II: The Top 10 Book of More Bruising Backs, Savage Sacks, and Gridiron Oddities is a sure score for every fan.
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Subject Football -- Miscellanea.
Football players -- Anecdotes.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books -- Anecdotes -- Miscellanea.
Electronic books -- Anecdotes -- Miscellanea.
Added Title Football's most wanted 2
Football's most wanted two
Other Form: Print version: Harvey, Walter, 1967- Football's most wanted II. 1st ed. Dulles, Va. : Potomac Books, ©2006 1574889869 (DLC) 2005028987 (OCoLC)61879681
ISBN 9781612340432 (electronic bk.)
1612340431 (electronic bk.)