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Wallace, Sandra Neil

Summary: Looks at the life and career of Ernie Barnes, a football star who became an influential painter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 BAR

McGovern, Robert

Summary: An NFL linebacker-turned-military prosecutor presents an insider's look at the Iraq War, sharing his decision to join the military, his relationships with soldiers and citizens he has befriended, and his arguments in support of the conflict.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 McGOVERN, ROBERT MCG

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Time Inc. Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 796.33264 FOO

Namath, Joe Willie

Summary: The NFL icon who first brought show business to sports relates the story of his spectacular rise and reign as "Broadway Joe" and discusses his struggles with alcoholism and the redemption he found in God later in life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 NAMATH, JOE NAM

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B NAMATH MOR

Jensen, Sean

Summary: "For more than a decade, Brian Urlacher was the face of the Chicago Bears, one of the NFLs most storied franchises. An eight-time Pro Bowl middle linebacker, Urlacher established himself as one of the leagues preeminent defenders with his athleticism, intelligence and ferocity. He is widely expected to gain entrance into the Pro Football Hall of Fame when he is eligible in a few years which is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BroadStreet Publishing Group LLC 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC URL

Clausen-Grace, Nicki

Summary: "With powerful infographics and leveled text, explores modern pro football superstars"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Black Rabbit Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.332 CLA

Myers, Gary

Summary: "From Acclaimed sports journalist Gary Myers comes the definitive inside account of the greatest rivalry in NFL history. Tom Brady and Peyton Manning are perhaps the two greatest quarterbacks of all time. They are living legends who have come to embody the quarterback position and shape an entire generation of the NFL. They have also been fierce rivals every step of the way, and their many epic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Archtype 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 796.332 MYE

Summary: Profiles 15 great football legends such as Johnny Unitas, Bart Starr, Larry Csonka, Walter Payton, Gale Sayers, Elroy Hirsch and more. Extras include bloopers, career statistics, Super Bowl highlights and much more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Marathon Music & Video 2004

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV GRE

Rogers, Andy (Andrew David)

Summary: "Introduces readers to the most dynamic pro football stars of today and yesterday, including notable statistics and records"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2016

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Anderson, Lars

Summary: "From New York Times bestselling author Lars Anderson comes a revealing portrait of the first family of American sports. What the Kennedys are to politics, the Mannings are to football. Two generations have produced three NFL superstars: Archie Manning, the Ole Miss hero-turned-New Orleans Saint; his son Peyton, widely considered one of the greatest quarterbacks ever to play the game; and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 AND

Young, Steve

Summary: The author shares insights into what it takes to become an elite professional quarterback, describing his unlikely rise in sports as a devout Mormon and high-achieving student, the media pressure, and his infamous confrontation with Joe Montana.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 921 YOUNG, STEVE YOU

McCartney, Cory

Summary: The Heisman Trophy covers the full history of the Heisman Trophy, from its first winner, Jay Berwanger, to Notre Dame’s dominating run, and everything in between, up through the 2015 selection of Derrick Henry. It details the rise of the Heisman Hype, Archie Griffin's continued place as its only two-time winner, and much more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.332 MCC

Ribowsky, Mark

Summary: A portrait of the Manning family traces their story against a backdrop of American football history and the fading traditions of Southern Christian manhood, illuminating the scandals and rivalries that have overshadowed their achievements.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 RIB

Krakauer, Jon.

Summary: Krakauer draws on Pat Tillman's journals and letters, interviews with his wife and friends, conversations with the soldiers who served alongside him, and extensive research on the ground in Afghanistan to render an intricate mosaic of this driven, complex, and uncommonly compelling figure as well as the definitive account of the events and actions that led to his death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2009

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 796.33 KRA

Gigliotti, Jim.

Summary: Examines the positions of offensive and defensive lineman, discussing history, key skills and tactics, and top players.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Pub. 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.33223 GIG

Eubanks, Steve

Summary: In December of 2001, West Point cadet Chad Jenkins and Naval Academy midshipman Brian Stann faced off in the Army-Navy game and would not meet for another decade as they went to war, led soldiers, and witnessed and participated in events they never imagined possible.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.7044 EUB

Dunnavant, Keith

Summary: Examines the life and career of one of the NFL's most iconic players.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MONTANA, JOE DUN

Bruschi, Tedy.

Summary: "You might be coming to this book as a fan of Tedy's football skills and, don't get me wrong, gaining the insights of one of the best defenders in Patriots history is worth the price of admission, but that's just part of the story. There are a lot of reasons to look up to him, and I promise you will finish this book with an admiration for him on a much deeper level."--Tom Brady (from the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley & Sons 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 796.332 Brusc

Polzer, Tim.

Summary: A look at the life and accomplishments of the football star.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers 2006

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 796.332 POL

Summary: An essential examination of the rise and fall of Orenthal James Simpson, and parallels between his incredible story with that of race in America. This critically-acclaimed documentary series reveals how he first became a football star, why America fell in love with him off the field, what happened in the trial for his ex-wife's murder, and finally, why he is now sitting in jail for another...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC O.J.

Oher, Michael.

Summary: The football star made famous in the hit film The Blind Side reflects on how far he has come from the circumstances of his youth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gotham Books 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 796.332 OHE

Krakauer, Jon.

Summary: Irrepressible individualist and iconoclast Pat Tillman walked away from his $3.6 million NFL contract in May 2002 to enlist in the United States Army. Deeply troubled by 9/11, he felt a strong moral obligation to join the fight against al-Qaeda and the Taliban. Two years later, he died on a desolate hillside in Afghanistan. Though obvious to most on the scene that a ranger in Tillman's own...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 TILLMAN, PAT Kra

Papale, Vince.

Summary: The former Philadelphia Eagles player describes how he earned a spot on the team during an open tryout, an unlikely prospect who, at the age of thirty, became the NFL's oldest, non-kicking rookie and went on to become a team captain.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2006

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD 796.332092 P

Ellenport, Craig

Summary: Profiles the careers of six outstanding NFL wide receivers, Victor Cruz, A.J. Green, Greg Jennings, Calvin Johnson, Mike Wallace, and Wes Welker.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J796.332 ELL