About Them Dawgs!: Georgia Football's Memorable Teams and Players

About Them Dawgs!: Georgia Football's Memorable Teams and Players

by Patrick Garbin
     
 

On January 30, 1892, the University of Georgia played its first football game, beating Mercer College, 50-0. Since this auspicious beginning, Georgia football has captivated the hearts and minds of fans for more than a century. Beginning with the 1896 season, Patrick Garbin recounts the most memorable seasons in the University of Georgia's football history.

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On January 30, 1892, the University of Georgia played its first football game, beating Mercer College, 50-0. Since this auspicious beginning, Georgia football has captivated the hearts and minds of fans for more than a century. Beginning with the 1896 season, Patrick Garbin recounts the most memorable seasons in the University of Georgia's football history. Spanning 115 years of Bulldog football, About Them Dawgs! provides a game-by-game recap of more than 20 of the school's notable seasons. Each of these seasons is covered with game highlights, facts, statistics, and photographs relating to the Bulldogs. Following each season's recap is a section highlighting the career of an outstanding Georgia player or coach who contributed to the team's success. Some of the most important players and coaches in all of college football are profiled here, including Fran Tarkenton, George Woodruff, Vernon "Catfish" Smith, Jake Scott, Vince Dooley, Champ Bailey, Erk Russell, Terry Hoage, Garrison Hearst, David Pollack, and Heisman-trophy winner Herschel Walker. Packed with fascinating details, a comprehensive records and statistics section, and extensive information on players, legends, and lore, About Them Dawgs! recreates the most exciting moments in Bulldog history.

Editorial Reviews

January 2009 Sports Collectors Digest
All 24 seasons are presented in reader friendly fashion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810860407
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/25/2008
Series:
Scarecrow Filmmakers Series
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
749,353
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.10(d)

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Meet the Author

Patrick Garbin is the author of Then Vince Said to Herschel (2007) and The 50 Greatest Plays in Georgia Bulldogs History (2008).

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