A History of College Football in Georgia: Glory on the Gridiron

A History of College Football in Georgia: Glory on the Gridiron

by Jon Nelson

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A History of College Football in Georgia: Glory on the Gridiron by Jon Nelson


When teams meet on football fields across Georgia, it's more than a game--it's a battle for bragging rights and dominance in a state that prizes football above all other sports. Join seasoned Georgia sports journalist Jon Nelson as he tracks the history of college football statewide. Whether it's Georgia Southern's glory days with legendary coach Erk Russell, the bitter rivalry between Georgia Tech and the University of Georgia, the Mercer College team's historic beginnings or Shorter University's up-and-coming program, every team in Georgia makes the cut in this hard-hitting history. Enhanced by an appendix with each school's records, championship statistics and coaching accomplishments, this is a book no Peach State football fan can do without.

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ISBN-13: 9781609496944
Publisher: History Press, The
Publication date: 08/07/2012
Series: Sports History Series
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author


Jon Nelson has been a television journalist based in Atlanta for more than twenty years. He has covered some of the most important events in sports, including Super Bowls, World Series, All-Star Games, the Summer Olympic Games, the Masters, and the US Open. Nelson also covered high school sports for Georgia Public Broadcasting as a host, correspondent, and sideline reporter/anchor.

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