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The Football Game I'll Never Forget

100 NFL Stars' Stories

compiled by Chris McDonell

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There are few times when a man can look back and say truthfully:
"I won that game. Without me we would have lost."
- Herb Adderley, Defensive Back, Green Bay Packers

The Football Game I'll Never Forget is a collection of fascinating, firsthand accounts from the 1950s through to the 1990s.

Selected from columns in Football Digest, these stories are told by stars from every position on the field and by coaches along the sidelines. Many of the entries are by current (or future) Hall of Fame players from John Elway to Elroy "Crazy Legs" Hirsch, representing the best players of their generation.

The Football Game I'll Never Forget features one hundred personal accounts by such NFL legends as:

  • Quarterbacks: John Unitas, Y.A. Tittle, Terry Bradshaw, Joe Montana, Doug Williams, Joe Theismann, Phil Simms
  • Running backs: Marcus Allen, Earl Campbell, Franco Harris, Gale Sayers, Tony Dorsett
  • Receivers: Lynn Swann, John Taylor, John Stallworth, Drew Pearson
  • Linebackers: Dick Butkus, Ray Nitschke
  • Defensive linemen: Merlin Olsen, Ed "Too Tall" Jones
  • Defensive backs: Ronnie Lott, Paul Krause, Ken Houston, Mel Blount
  • Offensive linemen: Mark Bortz, Brad Benson
  • Kickers and special team players: Jan Stenerud, Jim Turner, Pat Leahy
  • Coaches: Mike Ditka, Don Shula, Bill Parcells.

The Football Game I'll Never Forget is an ideal book for football fans of all ages.

 

Contributor Notes

Chris McDonell is the author of many books about sports and hockey including For the Love of Hockey, Hockey All-Stars, Hockey's Greatest Stars and The Game I'll Never Forget.

 

Editorial Reviews

Collection of memorable football moments... the words of the players themselves... reveal the human side of this brutal sport... A fun, colorful piece of sports history.

— Booklist

Each takes real fans back to moments and memories of most of the purported great battles of NFL history.

— Saint John Telegraph-Journal

Inspiring and insightful... packed with information and sidebars... goes beyond that contest to capture the personality of each storyteller.

— New York Sportscene

Inspiring, first-hand accounts.

— Bookpage

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