Art Briles: Looking Up: My Journey from Tragedy to Triumph [NOOK Book]

Overview

Baylor head coach Art Briles is one of the most highly regarded coaches in college football, and this authorized biography delves far beyond his football success and acumen. It explains how, at the age of 20, Briles lost his parents in a tragic car accident as they were en route to one of his college games. The book relates how Briles, devastated by the loss of his role models, used the catastrophe as motivation to propel him toward the destination of his dreams. As the book elucidates in detail, Coach ...

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Art Briles: Looking Up: My Journey from Tragedy to Triumph

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Overview

Baylor head coach Art Briles is one of the most highly regarded coaches in college football, and this authorized biography delves far beyond his football success and acumen. It explains how, at the age of 20, Briles lost his parents in a tragic car accident as they were en route to one of his college games. The book relates how Briles, devastated by the loss of his role models, used the catastrophe as motivation to propel him toward the destination of his dreams. As the book elucidates in detail, Coach Briles has made a career of turning failing football programs around in both the high school and collegiate ranks. His latest accomplishments at Baylor University are also chronicled in this account of overcoming tragedy and turning personal loss into overwhelming success.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781623686642
  • Publisher: Triumph Books
  • Publication date: 10/1/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 260,466
  • File size: 48 MB
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Meet the Author

Nick Eatman writes for DallasCowboys.com as the featured columnist and has been with the Dallas Cowboys organization since 1999. He has written for CBSSports.com, the Associated Press, and the Dallas Morning News, and he has been a three-year TV host for the Jerry Jones Show. He lives in Dallas, Texas. Robert Griffin III is a former Baylor quarterback who won the Heisman Trophy after the 2011 season. He now starts for the NFL’s Washington Redskins. He lives in Washington, DC.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 8, 2013

    Could it be that the November 7, 2013 negative review is from an

    Could it be that the November 7, 2013 negative review is from an unhappy OU fan?
    November 7, 2013 - Baylor 41 OU 12

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 20, 2013

    Fantastic book! Recommend for anyone, not just sports fans.

    Fantastic book! Recommend for anyone, not just sports fans.

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    Posted November 7, 2013

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