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Every Week a Season: A Journey Inside Big-Time College Football

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“Brian Curtis tells the stories behind the stories. He brings the meetings, practice sessions, recruiting calls and game day experience to light like never before. Fans who want to know what goes on behind the scenes will find out in this book.”
–RON ZOOK, head football coach, the University of Florida

In Every Week a Season, acclaimed sports reporter and author Brian Curtis
Hardcover, 299 pages
Published August 31st 2004 by Ballantine Books
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Even though this book was written in the now-defunct BCS era, I found it to be easy to read and informative about what a typical week is like leading up to a big game for a football team and coach. I really liked the diversity of Curtis' choices about which teams to cover. The book is divided into chapters, in which each one covers a different team, coach and game. Hugely successful, rebuilding and up-and-coming teams were all covered. From someone who has never seen a game week of practice, rec ...more
Nov 04, 2007 Christie rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: college football fans
Shelves: non-fiction
A fascinating book about the college football experience as shown in several top tier programs, including Tenneessee, Georgia and LSU. It's a wee bit dated due to coaching changes, but still a good read as the college season starts to wind it's way to a close.
David Ward
Every Week a Season: A Journey Inside Big Time College Football by Brian Curtis (Ballantine Books 2005)(796.33263). One week with nine different Division One powers (Fla St., UT, GA, LSU). My rating; 7/10, finished 2006.
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