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Reggie White in the Trenches: The Autobiography

really liked it 4.0  ·  Rating Details ·  86 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
In Reggie White's own fast-paced, inspiring account of his colorful, sometimes controversial career, both in the pros and in the pulpit. Packed with insights, observations, and war stories of his twelve years in the NFL--including his championship season--"In the Trenches" delves into the heart of an amazing athlete who balances an array of extremes: he is both beloved and ...more
Paperback, 324 pages
Published August 1st 2004 by Thomas Nelson Publishers (first published October 1st 1996)
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J. Alfred
Jan 27, 2014 J. Alfred rated it really liked it
Reggie White may be my favorite player ever, and I never watched him play. (Skip to the bottom for a quick rant on that, as well as most of the other football thoughts I have on this.)
What you've got in this book are the concentrated effusions of one of the most relentlessly positive and passionate people I've ever read. I mean, there are forests of exclamation points to saw through. I tend to think that this style adds to the likeability and even believability of the narrative, however: if you'
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Mike
Jan 27, 2016 Mike rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: fans of Reggie White, fans of the Philadelphia Eagles, fans of the Green Bay Packers
Recommended to Mike by: no one
Reggie White is a name that is associated with Pro Football, particularly with the Philadelphia Eagles and the Green Bay Packers. This is a book on him...and his life in and outside of football.

The majority of the book is on his Pro Football career up until 1997 (as this is when the book was written) and tells of his rise from a kid in Chattanooga, TN to his Pro Football days (and subsequent fame) with the Green Bay Packers, a move which at first seems odd, but in the end was the best move he co
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Brian Williams
Nov 03, 2014 Brian Williams rated it it was amazing
Filled with intrigue, miracles, faith, conviction, humor and so much more, this autobiogrpahy will encourage you in your Christian walk.

At 6 foot 5, weighing over 300 pounds (and easily able to toss opponents with his one-arm signature move on his way to crushing quarterbacks) Reggie White was arguably the best NFL defensive end of all time. More important than all that though, Reggie was a bold witness for Christ.

Reggie passed away in 2004, but not before making his mark in the world for the k
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Myles Martino
Dec 13, 2011 Myles Martino rated it it was amazing
Reggie White In The Trenches is definitely the best book I have ever read. This book is very appealing to me considering, I am a man of God, and I want to be in the NFL. He has a great life story, and explains it very well in this book.I know someone who was very close to him before he past away, and be able to hear his perspective of his life and someone that was actually there perspective leaves me without words. I go to back to the book to look for encouragement and life advice regularly, ...more
Jill Kemerer
Jun 07, 2013 Jill Kemerer rated it really liked it
I'm a huge football fan, and I saw a special on the NFL channel that highlighted the Eagles team with Reggie White. The documentary discussed Reggie's faith and I wondered if he'd written any books. To my delight, he'd written several!

I really enjoyed reading about Reggie's life, faith, and years "in the trenches" of football. The play-by-play of particular games felt a little heavy, but overall, I found this book to be inspiring, entertaining, and informative.
Steve
Apr 07, 2016 Steve rated it really liked it
It may not be the best book ever, but I was a kid. I loved the Green Bay Packers, and I loved Reggie White. Therefore, I thoroughly enjoyed this book.
Andy Pullen
Feb 02, 2008 Andy Pullen rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Football Fans
Great autobiography of Football legend Reggie White. Only Green Bay Packer that I could root for. Reggie White died a few years back and has been inducted into the Football Hall of Fame.
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As a Packer fan, had to read this. Was a good book. A good man who died way too soon.
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