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Title ESPN college football encyclopedia.

Imprint New York : ESPN, c2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Reference 2nd Floor Stacks  796.33264 Es65 2005    ---  Lib Use Only
Description 1629 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Contents GAME -- History of college football / Chuck Culpepper -- Ten days that shook the sport / Beano Cook -- From 1984 to the BCS / Gene Wojciechowski -- Cult of coaches / Andrew Bagnato -- History of recruiting / Bud Withers -- Sportsmanship / Vahe Gregorian -- Born to run: requiem for the option / Joe Posnanski -- Integration and college football / Mark Wangrin -- College football at the movies / Ed Krzemienski -- Game today / Chris Fowler, Lee Corso, Kirk Herbstreit -- SCHOOLS -- Air Force to Wyoming -- SPECIAL INSERT: THE HELMETS -- Ivy Leagues / Bruce Wood -- Brown to Yale -- Pride and the passion / Michael Hurd -- Grambling -- Alabama A&M to Texas Southern -- ANNUAL REVIEW -- Who's no.1: history of the polls / Joe Posnanski -- History of mathematical ratings / Richard Billingsley -- Practical guide to a College Football playoff / Michael MacCambridge -- Year-by-year overviews 1869-2004 -- BOWLS -- History of the Bowls / Todd Jones -- Current Bowls: Rose to Fort Worth -- Defunct Bowls: Alamo to Silicon Valley -- POSTGAME WRAP-UP.
Summary The most comprehensive reference book ever assembled on the history of college football, from South Bend, Indiana, to Lincoln, Nebraska, Palo Alto, California, to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Ann Arbor, Michigan, to Tallahassee, Florida, college football attracts the most dedicated fans in all of sports. This book is their Bible, a rich and exhaustive reference guide to the game's history, tradition, and lore. Based on three years of research by the nation's foremost college football experts, the book features: -- Capsule histories for each of the Division 1-A programs, -- the Ivy League schools, -- and the historically black colleges -- Year-by-year schedules and scores for each school -- Statistical leaders from each school -- Fight-song lyrics -- Box scores for every bowl game ever played -- Weekly AP and UPI polls dating back to 1936 -- A four-color insert illustrating the evolution of each school's helmet design -- Essays by the game's top wordsmiths, including Dan Jenkins, Beano Cook, Chris Fowler, and more. --Lively round-table discussion on the state of the game with ESPN's popular Game Day team (Fowler, Lee Corso, and Kirk Herbstreit). Packed with tables and charts and designed in an easy-to-read style -- the ESPN College Football Encyclopedia is sure to dazzle even the most knowledgeable fan.
Subject Football -- United States -- Statistics.
College sports -- United States -- Records.
National Collegiate Athletic Association -- Records.
Added Author ESPN (Television network)
Added Title College football encyclopedia
ISBN 1401337031
Standard No. 9781401337032
YDXCP 2234258

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