Every Day is Game Day

Every Day is Game Day


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Every Day is Game Day by Fran Tarkenton, Jim Bruton

Taking readers through Fran Tarkenton’s life—from the alleys of Washington, DC, to his college career in Athens, Georgia and on to the National Football League—this autobiography is an exciting and inspiring journey that explains in detail what has driven him to become so extraordinary during and beyond his football playing days. Tarkenton reveals for the first time details about the infamous 1975 playoff game against the Dallas Cowboys, specifics about the personal tragedy he experienced after the infamous 1975 game, his love for New York City and what it meant to play for the New York Giants, why to this day it’s still hard for him to return to the Twin Cities, and why he has thrived in business after leaving football. Every Day is Game Day delves into Tarkenton the entrepreneur, the friend, the father as well never-before-told stories about his closest friendships, favorite players, and most influential people to cross his path. This is not just a book about football or a great athlete, but also a book about a genuine and inspiring leader who has touched the hearts and souls of many.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781600782534
Publisher: Triumph Books
Publication date: 09/28/2009
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 421,746
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Fran Tarkenton played quarterback for the University of Georgia Bulldogs and played for 18 years in the National Football League as quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings and the New York Giants. He is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the College Football Hall of Fame and is recognized as one of the greatest players of all time. He lives in Atlanta, Georgia. Jim Bruton is the author of The Big House and A Tradition of Purple. He was a member of the Minnesota Golden Gophers football team in 1965 and 1966 and signed professional football contracts with the Minnesota Vikings in 1967 and 1971 and with the Dallas Cowboys in 1968. Roger Staubach is a Heisman Trophy winner and a legendary Hall of Fame quarterback who played for the Dallas Cowboys.

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Every Day Is Game Day 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Really good book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is the best autobiography I have ever read! I hope to be as good, or better (If possible) of a Minnesota Vikings quarterback then he was.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago