Game Changers: The Greatest Plays in Penn State Football History

Game Changers: The Greatest Plays in Penn State Football History

by Lou Prato, Todd Blackledge
     
 

For serious football fans wanting to relive the most unforgettable, extraordinary, and gut-wrenching moments in Penn State's history, this account explores the team's greatest plays, providing context, back story, relevant circumstances, and comments from those directly involved in each play. Photos help reanimate memories, including Gregg Garrity's diving

Overview


For serious football fans wanting to relive the most unforgettable, extraordinary, and gut-wrenching moments in Penn State's history, this account explores the team's greatest plays, providing context, back story, relevant circumstances, and comments from those directly involved in each play. Photos help reanimate memories, including Gregg Garrity's diving catch to win the 1982 National Title, Pete Giftopoulos' interception of Vinny Testaverde to clinch the 1986 National Championship, the 96-yard drive late in the fourth quarter to help the team win its first Ben Ten Title, and the last-minute blocked field goal in 2001 that made Joe Paterno the winningest coach in college football history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781600782596
Publisher:
Triumph Books
Publication date:
10/28/2009
Series:
Game Changers Series
Pages:
150
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Lou Prato is a veteran print and broadcast journalist who covers Nittany Lions sports for various magazines, including two publications dedicated to Penn State football fans, Blue White Illustrated and Fight On State magazine. He is the author or coauthor of several other books about Penn State football, including The Penn State Football Encyclopedia, The Penn State Football Vault, and What It Means to Be a Nittany Lion. He was hired by Penn State to help organize and start the Penn State All-Sports Museum and became the museum's first director. He lives in Centennial Hills, Pennsylvania.

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