Brian Urlacher

Brian Urlacher

by Jon Sterngass
     
 

For a decade, middle linebacker Brian Urlacher has been the symbol of the Chicago Bears football team. Urlacher led his small-town high school to a state championship and then led the nation in tackles at the University of New Mexico. Chosen by the Chicago Bears as the ninth pick in the NFL draft in 2000, he surprised everyone by winning Defensive Rookie of the

Overview

For a decade, middle linebacker Brian Urlacher has been the symbol of the Chicago Bears football team. Urlacher led his small-town high school to a state championship and then led the nation in tackles at the University of New Mexico. Chosen by the Chicago Bears as the ninth pick in the NFL draft in 2000, he surprised everyone by winning Defensive Rookie of the Year honors. Since then, Urlacher has become one of the most popular players in the NFL. He, helped lead the Bears to the play-offs several times, in addition to Super Bowl XLI in 2007. He, has won several Defensive Player-of-the-Year awards, and ESPN named him to their All-Decade team in 2009. In Brian Urlacher, learn about Uriacher's troubled upbringing and his team spirit, plus how he leads his life both on and off the field.

Football Superstars explores the lives of important and famous football players, past and present. Each book highlights the player's childhood and family background, his introduction to the sport of football, his playing career, and his outside interests.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781604137521
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/28/2011
Series:
Football Superstars Series
Pages:
131
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
11 - 17 Years

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