What It Means to Be an Aggie: John David Crow and Texas A&M's Greatest Players [NOOK Book]

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Taking a decade-by-decade approach to the Texas A&M University football tradition, this collection brings together over 40 stories from the most outstanding voices of the program. The spirit of A&M 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 the decades blend their experiences to capture the true essence of their beloved school. Aggies fans will relish the intimate stories told by the figures...

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What It Means to Be an Aggie: John David Crow and Texas A&M's Greatest Players

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Overview

Taking a decade-by-decade approach to the Texas A&M University football tradition, this collection brings together over 40 stories from the most outstanding voices of the program. The spirit of A&M 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 the decades blend their experiences to capture the true essence of their beloved school. Aggies fans will relish the intimate stories told by the figures they have come to cherish.

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If you live in Texas and can't identify John David Crow, you have just been assigned to remedial football reading. Crow, still spry though a bit slower at seventy-four, was the 1957 Heisman Trophy-winning running back who starred for Texas A&M and then for three NFL teams. In this ample (320 page) celebration, Aggie advocate Rusty Burson (Texas A&M Football Vault) relives the triumphs of Crow and his teammates. "Rough, tough, real stuff, Texas A&M."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781617492815
  • Publisher: Triumph Books
  • Publication date: 8/1/2010
  • Series: What It Means to Be
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 1,210,559
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Rusty Burson is the associate editor of 12th Man Magazine and a vice president with the 12th Man Foundation. He is the author of nearly ten books. Cathy Capps is the director of the Lettermen's Association and curator for the Sports Museum at Texas A&M. They both live in College Station, Texas. John David Crow is a former halfback who played for the National Football League's Chicago Cardinals and San Francisco 49ers, and for Texas A&M University. During his college career, he was awarded the Heisman Trophy and later inducted to the College Football Hall of Fame. He lives in College Station, Texas.

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