It’s easy to be a Monday-morning quarterback, but the true football fan has the answers all week long. Doug Lennox, the all-pro of Q&A, leads the drive as he tells us why a touchdown is worth six points, who first decided to pick up the ball and throw it, and how a children’s toy changed the sport’s biggest championship. Along the way we’ll meet players great and not-so-great and encounter the various leagues that have come and gone throughout the world.
- Why is the sport called "football"?
- Who first used the term sack?
- Why did one American president consider banning football?
- What football team was named after a Burt Reynolds character?
- Why are footballs shaped the way they are?
- How many times have NFL and CFL teams squared off?
- Which came first - the Ottawa Rough Riders or the Saskatchewan Roughriders?
- Whose Super Bowl ring is a size 25?
About the author
Doug Lennox was an internationally acclaimed broadcaster, a veteran character actor, a commercial voice artist, and a bestselling author. He appeared in more than 60 films and television features, including X-Men, Police Academy, Lonesome Dove, and Against the Ropes, and shared screen time with Meg Ryan, Hugh Jackman, Burt Reynolds, Holly Hunter, Eric McCormack, Gary Oldman, and a myriad of others. He passed away November 28, 2015.
Other titles by Doug Lennox
Now You Know Canada
150 Years of Fascinating Facts
Now You Know Absolutely Everything
Absolutely every Now You Know book in a single ebook
Now You Know — Heroes, Villains, and Visionaries
Now You Know Pirates / Now You Know Royalty / Now You Know Canada's Heroes / Now You Know The Bible
Now You Know — The Big Books Bundle
Now You Know Big Book of Answers / Now You Know Big Book of Answers 2
Now You Know — Giant Trivia Bundle
Now You Know / Now You Know More / Now You Know Almost Everything / Now You Know, Volume 4 / Now You Know Christmas
Now You Know — Giant Sports Trivia Bundle
Now You Know Golf / Now You Know Hockey / Now You Know Soccer / Now You Know Football / Now You Know Baseball
Now You Know — Giant Disaster Trivia Bundle
Now You Know Crime Scenes / Now You Know Extreme Weather / Now You Know Disasters