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American football books

See below for a selection of the latest books from American football category. Presented with a red border are the American football books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great American football books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!


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The 50 Greatest Players in Denver Broncos History by Mike Klis The 50 Greatest Players in Denver Broncos History

The 50 Greatest Players in Denver Broncos History examines the careers of the 50 men who made the greatest impact on one of the National Football League's most successful franchises.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Thursday Night Lights The Story of Black High School Football in Texas by Michael Hurd Thursday Night Lights The Story of Black High School Football in Texas

At a time when Friday night lights shone only on white high school football games, African American teams across Texas burned up the gridiron on Wednesday and Thursday nights. The segregated high schools in the Prairie View Interscholastic League (the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/10/2017

Touchdown An American Obsession by Berkshire Publishing Group Touchdown An American Obsession

American football is the most popular, and controversial, sport in the United States, and a massive industry. The NFL's revenues are over $13 billion annually. The Super Bowl is watched by half of US television households and is televised in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Stand by your Reds An uncompromising history of the Dandy Dons by Bryan Cooney Stand by your Reds An uncompromising history of the Dandy Dons

Stand By Your Reds, written by award-winning sports journalist Bryan Cooney, takes readers to locations where few have ventured - notably, the sacrosanct dressing room and those secretive corridors of power.
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/09/2017

Friday, Saturday, Sunday in Texas by Nick Eatman Friday, Saturday, Sunday in Texas


Format: Paperback - Released: 18/09/2017

Southern Illinois Salukis Football by Dan Verdun, Jerry Kill Southern Illinois Salukis Football
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The first book to focus solely on the program and its history at Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC), details the organization's greatest moments, from its origins around the beginning of the twentieth century through the extraordinary leadership of head coaches...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/09/2017

Champions Way Football, Florida, and the Lost Soul of College Sports by Mike (New York University) McIntire Champions Way Football, Florida, and the Lost Soul of College Sports

A searing expose of how the multibillion dollar college sports empire fails universities, students, and athletes.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

Rockne and Jones Notre Dame, USC, and the Greatest Rivalry of the Roaring Twenties by Thomas Rupp Rockne and Jones Notre Dame, USC, and the Greatest Rivalry of the Roaring Twenties

The annual tradition of Notre Dame versus USC lives on. Rockne and Jones tells the story of how the battle with the Trojans began at the height of the turbulent years after WWI that changed the world forever.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/08/2017

Other books in this genre

The All-America Football Conference Players, Coaches, Records, Games and Awards, 1946-1949 by Kenneth R. Crippen, Matt Reaser The All-America Football Conference Players, Coaches, Records, Games and Awards, 1946-1949
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The All-America Football Conference and the National Football League battled for supremacy from 1946 through 1949. In the end, the players from the AAFC, as well as three teams, were brought into the NFL, including many future members of the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/08/2017

My First Coach Inspiring Stories of NFL Quarterbacks and Their Dads by Gary Myers My First Coach Inspiring Stories of NFL Quarterbacks and Their Dads

From the New York Times bestselling author of Brady vs. Manning and dean of football writers - a book that explores the many interesting facets to NFL quarterbacks and their relationships with their fathers.
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

Ask the Old Football Coach Brilliantly Brainless Advice from the Ghosts of Gridiron Past by Jesse Farrar Ask the Old Football Coach Brilliantly Brainless Advice from the Ghosts of Gridiron Past

An illustrated, hilarious, and quick-hitting takedown of long-lost football wisdom from legends like Rockne, Heisman, and Camp Old Uncle Frank likes to say that football ain't what it used to be; how today's players, coaches, and analysts know NOTHING compared...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/08/2017

Sixteen and Counting The National Championships of Alabama Football by Kenneth Gaddy, Bill Battle, Eryk Anders Sixteen and Counting The National Championships of Alabama Football
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Provides dramatic accounts of every University of Alabama National Championship football season recounted by noted sports writers, players, and Alabamians. Every glorious milestone and high point in Alabama football history is included here.
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/08/2017

The 50 Greatest Players in Dallas Cowboys History by Robert W. Cohen The 50 Greatest Players in Dallas Cowboys History

The 50 Greatest Players in Dallas Cowboys History examines the careers of the 50 men who made the greatest impact on one of the National Football League's most iconic and successful franchises. The 50 Greatest Players in Dallas Cowboys History...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/07/2017

Remembering the Stars of the NFL Glory Years An Inside Look at the Golden Age of Football by Wayne Stewart Remembering the Stars of the NFL Glory Years An Inside Look at the Golden Age of Football

This book tells the story of professional football in the 1950s and 60s through the words of the players themselves. The chapters are full of anecdotes and reflections on the best and toughest players of the era, while two additional...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/07/2017

Mighty, Mighty Matadors Estacado High School, Integration, and a Championship Season by Al Pickett Mighty, Mighty Matadors Estacado High School, Integration, and a Championship Season

Strongly inviting comparisons with the movie Remember the Titans, this book by veteran sports journalist and author Al Pickett is an inspiring, insider account of the Lubbock Estacado Matadors, who came together for love of a sport to become Texas...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

The Diehard Football Fan's Bucket List Blitz 101 Rivalries, Tailgates, and Gridiron Traditions to See & Do Before You're Sacked by Steve Greenberg The Diehard Football Fan's Bucket List Blitz 101 Rivalries, Tailgates, and Gridiron Traditions to See & Do Before You're Sacked

The first and only all-inclusive, fully illustrated football fan's bucket-list book Here's a full-color, full-speed ride through 101 must-see and must-do gridiron experiences-from the NFL to college football's greatest venues and rivalries, from coast to coast, from must-have eats to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/06/2017

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