What It Means to Be a Bulldog: Vince Dooley, Mark Richt and Georgia's Greatest Players

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Taking a decade-by-decade approach to the University of Georgia football tradition, this collection brings together over 40 stories from the most outstanding voices of the program. The spirit of Bulldogs 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. University of Georgia fans will relish the intimate stories told by ...

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Overview

Taking a decade-by-decade approach to the University of Georgia football tradition, this collection brings together over 40 stories from the most outstanding voices of the program. The spirit of Bulldogs 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. University of Georgia fans will relish the intimate stories told by the figures they have come to cherish.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781572436459
  • Publisher: Triumph Books
  • Publication date: 8/15/2004
  • Series: What It Means to Be Series
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 1,392,230
  • Product dimensions: 8.44 (w) x 9.54 (h) x 1.14 (d)

Meet the Author

Tony Barnhart is a college sports reporter for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.  He has been named the Georgia Sportswriter of the Year, is a past president of the Atlantic Coast Sports Writers Association and the Football Writers Association of America, and is on the board of directors for the United States Basketball Writers Association. He is also the Georgia regional voting director for the Heisman Trophy and the John Wooden Award. He lives in Atlanta, Georgia. Vince Dooley is the former head football coach for the University of Georgia and the athletic director. Among his honors and awards, he has been inducted into both the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame and the College Football Hall of Fame. Mark Richt is the head football coach at the Univeristy of Georgia. He is formerly an offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach for Florida State University. They both live in Athens, Georgia.

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Table of Contents

Foreword: What It Means to Be a Bulldog v
Foreword: How I Became a Bulldog xiii
Editor's Acknowledgments xix
Introduction xxi
The Thirties and Forties 1
Bill Hartman
Billy Henderson
Joe Tereshinski Sr.
Charley Trippi
The Fifties 29
Edmund Raymond "Zeke" Bratkowski
John Carson
Art Declaro
Pat Dye
Claude Hipps
Jimmy Orr
Theron Sapp
Fran Tarkenton
Jimmy Vickers
Bobby Walden
The Sixties 75
Mike Cavan
Bobby Etter
Steve Greer
Len Hauss
Pat Hodgson
John Kasay
Tommy Lawhorne
Kent Lawrence
Tommy Lyons
Kirby Moore
George Patton
Billy Payne
Preston Ridlehuber
Bill Stanfill
Bob Taylor
Jim Wilson
The Seventies 157
Dicky Clark
George Collins
Ray Goff
Glynn Harrison
Randy Johnson
Horace King
Bill Krug
Kevin McLee
Mac McWhorter
Tom Nash
Matt Robinson
Mixon Robinson
Buzy Rosenberg
Royce Smith
Mike Wilson
Chip Wisdom
The Eighties 237
Peter Anderson
Kevin Butler
Knox Culpepper
Freddie Gilbert
Terry Hoage
John Lastinger
Rex Robinson
Frank Ros
Troy Sadowski
Lindsay Scott
Herschel Walker
Eddie Weaver
The Nineties 301
Champ Bailey
Mike Bobo
Garrison Hearst
Matt Stinchcomb
Eric Zeier
The New Millennium
Boss Bailey
David Greene
Fred Gibson
David Pollack
Jon Stinchcomb
Honorable Mention 349
Lewis Grizzard
Dan Magill
Larry Munson
Erk Russell
Herschel Scott ("Mr. Bulldog")
Loran Smith
UGA I-VI
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