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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!


Recently Published

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


Format: Paperback - Released: 19/09/2017

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

Chicago Bears: Where Have You Gone? Dick Butkus, Gale Sayers, Mike Ditka, and Other Bears Greats by Lew Freedman Chicago Bears: Where Have You Gone? Dick Butkus, Gale Sayers, Mike Ditka, and Other Bears Greats

With a few exceptions, there is little else that is more important to a football fan in the Windy City than the Chicago Bears. Since Soldier Field opened in 1924, through the stadium's renovation in 2003, the Bears faithful have...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

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

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: 15/08/2017

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

Coming Soon

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

Simply Reds by Bryan Cooney Simply Reds

Simply Reds is Bryan Cooney's account of life as a sports journalist and an Aberdeen football club fan. His amusing anecdotes are told with charm and the classic Scottish sense of humour, following the adventures and mishaps Cooney faced in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

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

Football's Greatest: Revised and Updated Sports Illustrated's Experts Rank the Top 10 of Everything by Sports Illustrated Kids Football's Greatest: Revised and Updated Sports Illustrated's Experts Rank the Top 10 of Everything

Who's the greatest quarterback of all time, Joe Montana or Tom Brady? Peyton Manning? Who was the most dominant linebacker, Lawrence Taylor or Dick Butkus? Was Deion Sanders a better pass defender better than Ronnie Lott? Are the Packers or...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/10/2017

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

Other books in this genre

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

Home and Away Round Britain in Search of Non-League Football Nirvana by Dave Roberts Home and Away Round Britain in Search of Non-League Football Nirvana

The author was, for once, almost lost for words as the news sank in. Perennial underachievers Bromley, in the vertigo-inducing fifth tier of English football? In this title, the author - and occasionally Liz too - traverse the length and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/06/2017

Romford Football Club Volume 4, 1959-1967 Up the Boro! by Terry Felton, John Haley Romford Football Club Volume 4, 1959-1967 Up the Boro!
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Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 13/05/2017

Walter Lingo, Jim Thorpe, and the Oorang Indians How a Dog Kennel Owner Created the NFL's Most Famous Traveling Team by Chris Willis Walter Lingo, Jim Thorpe, and the Oorang Indians How a Dog Kennel Owner Created the NFL's Most Famous Traveling Team

This book tells the little-known story of the Oorang Indians, a traveling professional football team comprised entirely of Native Americans. Created by dog kennel owner Walter Lingo and coached by star athlete Jim Thorpe, the team spent two seasons in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/05/2017

Gli Allenamenti del Barcellona FC - 160 Esercitazioni Da 34 Situazioni Tattiche by Terzis Athanasios Gli Allenamenti del Barcellona FC - 160 Esercitazioni Da 34 Situazioni Tattiche


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 11/04/2017

Football and Manliness An Unauthorized Feminist Account of the NFL by Thomas P. Oates Football and Manliness An Unauthorized Feminist Account of the NFL

Women, African Americans, and gays have recently upended US culture with demands for inclusion and respect, while economic changes have transformed work and daily life for millions of Americans. The national obsession with the National Football League provides a window...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/03/2017

Football and Manliness An Unauthorized Feminist Account of the NFL by Thomas P. Oates Football and Manliness An Unauthorized Feminist Account of the NFL

Women, African Americans, and gays have recently upended US culture with demands for inclusion and respect, while economic changes have transformed work and daily life for millions of Americans. The national obsession with the National Football League provides a window...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/03/2017

Tigers by the River A True and Accurate Tale of the Early Days of Pro Football by Wylie Graham McLallen Tigers by the River A True and Accurate Tale of the Early Days of Pro Football


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 28/03/2017

Football Football Made Easy: Beginner and Expert Strategies for Becoming a Better Football Player by Ace McCloud Football Football Made Easy: Beginner and Expert Strategies for Becoming a Better Football Player


Format: Hardback - Released: 16/03/2017

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