Laughing with the Bear: Humorous Tales of a Coaching Legend

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Forty humorous tales about Paul "Bear" Bryant, the greatest college football coach of all time, and one of the most colorful characters to ever stride a football sideline. Among the tales that will have you laughing with the Bear are: speculation as to whether Coach Bryant, who was having spectacular success with a team full of under-sized players, could teach a pygmy to guard basketball giant Wilt Chamberlain; how a slow running quarterback, whom Bryant said was running for his life, could run down and tackle a ...

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Overview

Forty humorous tales about Paul "Bear" Bryant, the greatest college football coach of all time, and one of the most colorful characters to ever stride a football sideline. Among the tales that will have you laughing with the Bear are: speculation as to whether Coach Bryant, who was having spectacular success with a team full of under-sized players, could teach a pygmy to guard basketball giant Wilt Chamberlain; how a slow running quarterback, whom Bryant said was running for his life, could run down and tackle a speedy defensive back who had just intercepted an ill-advised, last-minute pass and was heading for a game winning touchdown; and how the sight of the coach's famed hound's-tooth hat was able to ward off a potential speeding ticket from a highway patrolman.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780974585406
  • Publisher: Old Bay Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/1/2003
  • Pages: 122
  • Sales rank: 1,367,639
  • Product dimensions: 4.70 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

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