What It Means to Be a Buckeye

Overview

Taking a decade-by-decade approach to the Ohio State University football tradition, this collection brings together over 40 stories from the most outstanding voices of the program. The spirit of Buckeyes football is not captured by just one phrase, one season, or one particular game; instead, the student-athletes and coaches who made the magic happen over eight decades blend their experiences to capture the true essence of their beloved school. From Howard "Hopalong" Cassady and Chris Spielman to Cris Carter...
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Overview

Taking a decade-by-decade approach to the Ohio State University football tradition, this collection brings together over 40 stories from the most outstanding voices of the program. The spirit of Buckeyes football is not captured by just one phrase, one season, or one particular game; instead, the student-athletes and coaches who made the magic happen over eight decades blend their experiences to capture the true essence of their beloved school. From Howard "Hopalong" Cassady and Chris Spielman to Cris Carter and the players who helped win the 2002 National Championship, Ohio State fans will relish the intimate stories told by the figures they have come to cherish.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781572436022
  • Publisher: Triumph Books
  • Publication date: 9/28/2003
  • Series: What It Means to Be Series
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 1,412,416
  • Product dimensions: 8.53 (w) x 9.32 (h) x 1.03 (d)

Meet the Author

Jeff Snook is an author and a freelance writer who has covered college football for more than 20 years. He lives in West Palm Beach, Florida. Jim Tressel is a game day consultant for the National Football League's Indianapolis Colts and a former head coach of Ohio State University, who he led to their first national title in 34 years. He had previously coached Youngstown State to four Division I-AA National Championships. He was named the 2002 National Coach of the Year. He lives in Upper Arlington, Ohio.
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Table of Contents

Foreword: What It Means to Be a Buckeye v
Editor's Acknowledgments xv
Introduction xvii
The Thirties 1
Charlie Ream
James Langhurst
The Forties 9
Warren Amling
Bob Brugge
William "Billy" Newell
Dean Sensanbaugher
Cecil "Cy" Souders
Howard Teifke
Joe Whisler
The Fifties 35
Howard "Hopalong" Cassady
Galen Cisco
Jim Houston
George Jacoby
Robert "Rock" Joslin
Jim Marshall
Tom Matte
Aurealius Thomas
The Sixties 69
Wayne Betz
Arnie Chonko
Dwight "Ike" Kelley
Rex Kern
Jim Otis
Ted Provost
Mike Sensibaugh
Mike Stier
Jim Stillwagon
Dick Wakefield
Paul Warfield
Stan White
Dirk Worden
The Seventies 137
Brian Baschnagel
Bob Brudzinski
Craig Cassady
Bill Conley
Tom Cousineau
Tom DeLeone
Doug Donley
Bruce Elia
Tim Fox
Ken Fritz
Randy Gradishar
Cornelius Greene
Archie Griffin
John Hicks
Vic Koegel
Ken Kuhn
Jeff Logan
Calvin Murray
Lou Pietrini
Doug Plank
Bruce Ruhl
Vince Skillings
Tom Skladany
Chris Ward
The Eighties 251
Vaughn Broadnax
Keith Byars
Cris Carter
Glen Cobb
Judd Groza
Derek Isaman
Thomas "Pepper" Johnson
John Kacherski
Mike Lanese
Kirk Lowdermilk
Marcus Marek
Carlos Snow
Chris Spielman
Mike Tomczak
Jeff Uhlenhake
The Nineties 311
Eddie George
Joe Germaine
Jason Simmons
The New Millennium 325
Jonathan Wells
Cie Grant
Andy Groom
Kenny Peterson
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