ESPN college football encyclopedia

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ESPN, Sep 1, 2005 - Reference - 1629 pages
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The most comprehensive reference book ever assembled on the history of college football From South Bend, Indiana, to Lincoln, Nebraska, Palo Alto, California, to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Ann Arbor, Michigan, to Tallahassee, Florida, college football attracts the most dedicated fans in all of sports. This book is their Biblea rich and exhaustive reference guide to the games history, tradition, and lore. Based on three years of research by the nations foremost college football experts, the book features: lCapsule histories for each of the Division 1-A programs, the Ivy League schools, and the historically black colleges lYear-by-year schedules and scores for each school lStatistical leaders from each school lFight-song lyrics lBox scores for every bowl game ever played lWeekly AP and UPI polls dating back to 1936 lA four-color insert illustrating the evolution of each schools helmet design lEssays by the games top wordsmiths, including Dan Jenkins, Beano Cook, Chris Fowler, and more. lAnd a lively round-table discussion on the state of the game with ESPNs popular GameDay team (Fowler, Lee Corso, and Kirk Herbstreit). Packed with tables and charts and designed in an easy-to-read style, the ESPN College Football Encyclopedia is sure to dazzle even the most knowledgeable fan.

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Review: ESPN College Football Encyclopedia: The Complete History of the Game

User Review  - Catherine Lewis - Goodreads

I wouldn't say I've "read" this; I continue to reference it even though it's a few years old. Read full review

Review: ESPN College Football Encyclopedia: The Complete History of the Game

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One of the most comprehensive college football references out there. The essays at the beginning are amazing as well. Read full review

Contents

How to Use This Book
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THE GAME
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THE SCHOOLS
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Copyright

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About the author (2005)

In addition to being the editor of the critically acclaimed ESPN College Football Encyclopedia, Michael MacCambridge is the author of America's Game: The Epic Story of How Pro Football Captured a Nation and The Franchise: A History of Sports Illustrated Magazine. He also edited the best-selling ESPN SportsCentury, He was a longtime columnist and critic at the Austin American-Statesman, writing about movies, music, and popular culture. The father of two children, Miles and Ella, he lives in St. Louis.

Dan Jenkins is the author of several novels and nonfiction books, including Rude Behavior, Semi-Tough, and Fairways and Greens. He is the sponsor of his own charity golf tournament, The Dan Jenkins Goat Hills Partnership, which attracts players from around the world. His column in "Golf Digest" remains its most popular feature. Jenkins divides his time between Fort Worth, Texas, and New York City.

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