Lessons from Legends: 12 Hall of Fame Coaches on Leadership, Life, and Leaving a Legacy

Lessons from Legends: 12 Hall of Fame Coaches on Leadership, Life, and Leaving a Legacy

by Scott Bedgood

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Overview

Lessons from Legends may be the greatest collection of college football knowledge ever assembled. With over 260 years, 2,100 wins, 95 conference titles, and 13 National Championships of combined coaching experience, any football fan, coach, or player can learn from the wealth of wisdom contained in these pages.

The book features Q&As with 12 Hall of Fame coaches as they discuss their careers, the lessons they learned, and specific features or topics that marked their careers.

In these pages you will learn how:

  • Tom Osborne and Barry Switzer won year after year.
  • Barry Alvarez turned Wisconsin into a perennial winner.
  • RC Slocum treated players the right way.
  • Terry Donahue kept his players from distractions in Los Angeles.
  • Steve Spurrier did things as only Steve Spurrier could do them.

These lessons and more from Fisher DeBerry Phil Fulmer, Vince Dooley, Frank Girardi, Marino Casem, and Mike Bellotti are featured in the book.

With a foreword by former Oklahoma Sooners coach Bob Stoops, and quotes from Peyton Manning, Troy Aikman, Danny Wuerffel, and Bret Bielema, this book has an unmatched combination of football talent.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780692947678
Publisher: Scott Allen Bedgood
Publication date: 10/24/2017
Pages: 200
Sales rank: 333,342
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.46(d)

Table of Contents

Praise for the Coaches................................................................ 7

Foreword by Bob Stoops........................................................... 13

Introduction............................................................................... 17

BARRY ALVAREZ................................................................... 21

How to Build A Winning Culture.......................................... 27

TOM OSBORNE.................................................................... 35

How to Win Consistently..................................................... 42

BARRY SWITZER................................................................... 51

How to Reload....................................................................... 60

FISHER DEBERRY................................................................. 65

How to Pick The Right System............................................. 75

PHILLIP FULMER................................................................... 79

How to Bounce Back from Disappointment......................... 84

R.C. SLOCUM........................................................................ 93

How to Run a Clean Program and Treat Players the Right Way 103

TERRY DONAHUE............................................................... 111

How to Keep Players From Distractions............................ 118

VINCE DOOLEY.................................................................. 125

How to Handle Superstars.................................................. 131

FRANK GIRARDI................................................................. 143

Loyalty................................................................................ 149

MARINO CASEM................................................................. 155

Balancing Duties as Athletics Director and Head Coach..... 160

MIKE BELLOTTI.................................................................. 165

Life and Work After Coaching............................................. 173

STEVE SPURRIER................................................................ 181

Standing Out........................................................................ 190

Acknowledgements 195

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