Tag Archives: pro football

15-17 June 2017 – Reading Fran Zimniuch’s Philadelphia Eagles – Where Have You Gone?

Philadelphia Eagles – Where Have You Gone? by Fran Zimniuch Publisher – Sports Publishing Copyrights 2004, 2015 200 pages Rating – 5.5 out of 10 Way back in the late 1970s, I started watching pro football with my father. One … Continue reading

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Book Review: I Did It My Way by Bud Grant

I Did It My Way: A Remarkable Journey to the Hall of Fame by Bud Grant and Jim Burton Publisher – Triumph Book Copyright 1997 288 pages Rating – 6.5/10 Summary – Minnesota Vikings coach Bud Grant was noted for … Continue reading

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What I’m reading… The Opelika-Auburn News on former Auburn Star Terry Beasley

My parents sent a link from my hometown newspaper, the Opelika-Auburn News. It’s an account of the post-football life of former Auburn star Terry Beasley. Growing up in Auburn, I was a huge football fan. Auburn wasn’t very good when … Continue reading

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Brushes with Greatness – Reading Kenny “Snake” Stabler’s Autobiography & Meeting Him in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Snake by Ken Stabler with Berry Stainback Rating – 8/10 244 pages Doubleday Copyright 1986 Summary –Wine, women, song – and football – what’s not to like? Snake isn’t War and Peace, but it is a lot of fun. Review … Continue reading

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