A Salute to Nebraska's Tom Osborne

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Sports Publishing LLC, Jan 7, 1998 - Biography & Autobiography - 283 pages
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Through the stories and photographs in A Salute to Nebraska's Tom Osborne, the staff of the Lincoln Journal Star has captured the essence of the remarkable man who, over a span of 25 years, made winning a way of life for his Cornhusker players. Readers will learn about the coach's life before coming to Lincoln, his devotion as a family man, his love for kids, his work as a humanitarian, and how he dealt with the tragic death of Brook Berringer.
 

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Contents

Acknowledgments
2
The Man
16
Players Coaches
31
Before NU
41
Replacing A Legend
49
Taking The Reins
54
With A Little Luck
65
A Difficult Ending
73
More Than Winning
136
Heart Surgery
142
Year Of Turmoil
150
Farm Aid To Fiesta Falter
156
Seven Is Enough
165
So Close
175
Breakdowns
179
Along Came Jones
182

Disappointment
79
Downing The Tide
83
Peaks And Valleys
91
The Gambler
98
A Class Act
109
Flying High
115
Wide Field
122
The Scoring Explosion
133
Playing Overseas
191
No Respect
199
Unfinished Business
204
Triumphs And Tribulations
220
Dedicated To Brook
242
Champions Again
250
End Of An Era
270
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