Ten Men You Meet in the Huddle: Lessons from a Football Life
No sport rivals football for building character. In the scorching heat of two-a-days and the fierce combat of the gridiron, true leaders are born. Just ask Bill Curry, whose credentials for exploring the relationship between football and leadership include two Super Bowl rings and the distinction of having snapped footballs to Bart Starr and Johnny Unitas.
In Ten Men You Meet in the Huddle, Curry shares the wit, wisdom, and tough love of teammates and coaches who turned him from a next-to-last NFL draft pick into a two-time Pro Bowler. Learning from such giants as Vince Lombardi and Don Shula, Ray Nitschke and Bubba Smith, Bobby Dodd and even the indomitable George Plimpton, Curry led a football life of nonstop exploration packed with adventure and surprise.
Blessed with irresistible characters, rich personal history, and a strong, simple, down-to-earth voice, Ten Men You Meet in the Huddle proves that football is much more than a game.
It’s a metaphor for life.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Inspirational book by former Georgia Tech player and coach Bill Curry on ten men who influenced his life through the game of football. Very interesting for Georgial Tech, Packers, and Colts fans. I ... Read full review
BILL BADGETT BUILDER
BOBBY DODD PHILOSOPHER
VINCE LOMBARDI GENERAL
BART STARR LEADER
WILLIE DAVIS COUNSELOR
RAY NITSCIIKE INTIMIDATOR
DON SIIULA TEACHER
JOHN UNITAS WINNER
BUBBA SMITH COACH
GEORGE PLIMPTON MUSE 303
POSTGAME MY TWELFTH MAN