The Die-Hard Fan's Guide to Buckeye Football

The Die-Hard Fan's Guide to Buckeye Football

by Mark Rea


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781596985735
Publisher: Regnery Publishing
Publication date: 09/08/2009
Series: Die-hard Fan's Guide to College Foot Series
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 1,263,587
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Mark Rea is the managing editor of Columbus Sports Publications, a Columbus, Ohio-based firm that publishes sports-related fan newspapers including Buckeye Sports Bulletin. An award-winning sports reporter, he is a member of the voting panel for the Heisman Memorial Trophy and an analyst on the NFL Network's College Football Now program. Rea and his wife, Lisa, reside in Columbus and have a daughter Jessica, who is a graduate student at Ohio State.

Table of Contents

Foreword Rex Kern IX

Introduction XIII

Chapter 1 How Buckeye Football Was Born 1

Chapter 2 The Early Years 23

Chapter 3 Little-Known Facts About Ohio State's Football Coaches 49

Chapter 4 Woody Comes to Columbus 65

Chapter 5 The House That Harley Built 95

Chapter 6 The Best Of The Best: Heismans and National Championships 127

Chapter 7 Top Ten Osu Players By Decade 161

Chapter 8 The Best Damn Fans in the Land 209

Chapter 9 Ohio State Vs. Michigan: The Greatest North American Sports Rivalry 231

Buckeye Quiz 287

Acknowledgments 289

Index 293

What People are Saying About This

Jim Tressel

"During the first five minutes of reading Mark Rea's The Die-Hard Fan's Guide to Buckeye Football, I learned a ton about our storied program that I had no idea about. Every Buckeye needs this book! In fact, this coach needs to study it diligently!"--(Jim Tressel, Head Football Coach, The Ohio State University)

Jack Park

"Mark Rea has done a splendid job of giving us the inside stories of Ohio State's greatest traditions as well as the top 10 players of each decade. This is an excellent book and Mark provides cherished insights never before revealed. I've known Mark for many years and have always admired his work. I know you will enjoy The Die-Hard Fan's Guide to Buckeye Football-it's excellent!"--(Jack Park, Ohio State Football Historian, The Ohio State Football radio Network)

Kirk Herbstreit

"I've known Mark Rea since I was a player at Ohio State and I've always found him to be very fair and thorough in his reporting of the Buckeye program, so I am not surprised to see such extensive and insightful storytelling in his latest effort. The Die-Hard Fan's Guide to Buckeye Football is a must for every Buckeye fan!"--(Kirk Herbstreit, College Football Analyst, ESPN)

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The Die-Hard Fan's Guide to Buckeye Football 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
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So how many kits, genders, ect.
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