Flutie

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Sports Publishing LLC, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 244 pages
The famous Boston College quarterback, winner of the Heisman Trophy, owner of the record book for quarterbacks in the Canadian Football League, and National Football League All-Pro, recounts his life on and off the field. Doug reveals how he has demonstrated community spirit, charm, and the relentless drive that have been essential to his success as a smaller athlete in a big-man's sport. Includes a look at how Doug led the Buffalo Bills to the playoffs and captured the hearts of fans not only in Buffalo, but across America.
 

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The enduring image of Doug Flutie as the diminutive quarterback outmaneuvering opponents over twice his size is an engaging one. From his days at Boston College through his career in the Canadian ... Read full review

Contents

The Road to the Heisman
15
Playing the Trump Card
39
Da Bears
59
O Canada
83
Stamp of Approval
99
Cold Hard Truth
115
Rowing with the Boatmen
141
Showdown in Snowtown
165
Going for the Repeat
179
Quotes Notes
235
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About the author (1999)

Doug Flutie plays quarterback for the Buffalo Bills. He established the Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism in the name of his son.

Perry Lefko has been a sports writer for the "Toronto Sun" since 1985, reporting on amateur sports, curling, horse racing and football. He is the three-time Sovereign Award winner for outstanding writing about Canadian horse racing, has twice received honourable mention in the Sun Media category of sports writing, and was awarded Ontario Curling Association writer of the year. He is the author of five previous books, "The Greatest Show On Turf: The History of the Breeders' Cup," "Flutie," "Sandra Schmirler: The Queen of Curling" (national bestseller and optioned by CBC to turn into a television movie), "Bret Hart: The Best There Is, The Best There Was, The Best There Ever Will Be," and "Thoroughbred Racing's Greatest Day,

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