What It Means to be Crimson Tide: Gene Stallings and Alabama's Greatest Players

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

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

  • ISBN-13: 9781572437524
  • Publisher: Triumph Books
  • Publication date: 8/28/2005
  • Series: What It Means to Be Series
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 994,308
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 9.42 (h) x 1.14 (d)

Meet the Author

Kirk McNair is editor of 'Bama magazine, which he founded in 1979 after serving as sports information director at Alabama. He also publishes the corresponding website BamaMag.com. He is the former assistant sports editor of the Birmingham Post-Herald, and he has won national awards for both sports information and for sportswriting. He is the former president of the National Collegiate Sports Publishers and of the Alabama Sports Writers associations. Gene Stallings is a retired head football coach of the University of Alabama and Texas A&M University, the latter being where he played as one of the "Junction Boys." He led the University of Alabama team to a National Championship victory and was twice named the Southeastern Conference Coach of the Year. He lives in Powderly, Texas.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 28, 2005

    An inspiring 'must have' for Bama fans

    This is the best Bama football book I have read. Some of the interviews gave me chills. The Foreward by Coach Gene Stallings is worth the price of the book. I felt like I got to know the heart of each player who tells of his love for Alabama.

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