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Go Long!: My Journey Beyond the Game and the Fame

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  • Posted February 23, 2010

    Go Long is a Touchdown!

    Go Long by Jerry Rice is an autobiography about his life and sports career. Go Long is an excellent book and I give it five stars. The book is an overall view into his sports career as well as his personal life. The events are all in chronological order starting with his childhood. It is a perfect blend of football action and real life lessons. Though it is a great book I think it needs to be a bit longer to get more interesting information in. That is my only major dislike. It is one of my favorite books and I loved it. I wish more athletes would write more books like this. Though sports fans will probably enjoy it the most I recommend it to anybody who likes biographies or autobiographies.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 22, 2013

    Garret

    This book is a gret book amd it is pretty good for kids to

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 20, 2013

    Huh?

    I look up rice ball for a food project and this comes up? Wow.

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    Posted January 8, 2013

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    Posted January 11, 2013

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    Posted January 11, 2013

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  • Posted December 3, 2008

    Jerry Rice is the man!!

    I read this book and I was blown away. Jerry Rice was born in Mississippi to Joe and Eddie B. Rice, two native Mississippians. He liked to run in the late afternoons, when the temperatures were still over one-hundred degrees. One day, he decided to play hooky with a couple of friends during school. The principal saw him and Jerry took off running, eventually getting caught by the principal. The principal realized how fast Jerry was and told him he should play football, and thats when young Jerry Rice got started with football. He got recruited by schools like UCLA, USC, and LSU, but decided to go to Mississippi Valley State. What impressed Jerry about that school was the throw- happy offense and the scout that came to watch him play. His senior year, he caught 112 catches for 1,845 yards and 28 touchdowns, setting 18 I-AA records along the way. That enabled him to get drafted in the first round by the San-Francisco 49'ers. There Jerry Rice would end up being one of the best to ever play the game. He ended up catching 1,549 passes for 22,985 yards, and set an NFL record with 195 touchdown catches. In 19 seasons playing in the NFL, he lost only 10 fumbles. If you want to find a book that really inspires you, read this one. It takes you through his whole life, from laying bricks with his dad in the hot Mississippi sun to laying down NFL records. He also teaches you about playing with courage and respect. During his first couple years as a 49'er, everybody doubted him because he was too small and he came from a division 2 school with no competition. He didn't give up though, and he proved the media all wrong. Also he worked profusely at training for Dancing with the Stars, as much as 8 hours a day! Everybody said he couldn't dance at first, but he proved them wrong too by finishing in third place. I would recommend this book to all sports fans, and people wanting to be inspired by a role model.

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