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Urban's Way: Urban Meyer, the Florida Gators, and His Plan to Win

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"Members of the ‘Gator Nation' are going to burn the midnight oil turning these pages because Buddy Martin will be boldly taking them where no Florida fan has gone before."
---Tony Barnhart, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution/CBS

To write the Urban Meyer story, Buddy Martin enjoyed a vantage point rarely afforded authors in constructing the authorized biography of the Universi
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ebook, 368 pages
Published September 2nd 2008 by Thomas Dunne Books (first published September 1st 2008)
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Reca
As a Gator my review probably has some bias, but I found this Urban Meyer bio fascinating. I have heard Meyer speak before and talk about his way to motivate and make the team win, but I didn't know the specifics on how he accomplishes this goal and this book told that. After reading this, I'm more impressed with him as a coach since not only does he want his teams to win, but he wants his players to be good people and succeed in life and that is a good thing.
Kevin
Jan 16, 2015 Kevin rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Let me say that my 3 star rating for this book may be a bit misleading and has a lot more to do with the format than content. From a content perspective I learned a lot about how Urban Meyer runs a program and I fully intend to use a lot of his methods in my high school job. I will probably be following Urban and Ohio State a whole lot closer in the future just out of sheer admiration. The reason for my 3 star rating is how the author formatted his information. There was far too much game play-b ...more
Joe
Feb 24, 2011 Joe rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
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Let's put it this way, the subject of this book could not be any more in my wheelhouse, and I'm generously giving it one star. This book makes me think that the author dropped out of school before finishing junior high or let a 12 year old ghost-write it. It is mostly an Urban Meyer love-fest, but sprinkled throughout the incoherence and non-sequiturs are some interesting vignettes about my beloved Gators, and their 2007 season.

There is no hard-hitting journalism or criticism in this book, but
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Justin
Jun 08, 2012 Justin rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Yes, I am a huge Florida Gator fan. As a result, I did not mind that this book was pretty much a love letter to Urban Meyer. But I also learned a lot about the man from this book, not only about his personality and his life, but also about his philosophy to approaching the game of football, which to me is the most invaluable information contained in Urban's Way. To say that the man is a football genius is a gross understatement, and reading this book gave me a better understanding of the coachin ...more
Michael Heldreth
Great book, it will make you a better person.
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Urban Meyer is a genius.
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Buddy Martin's latest book, Urban's Way (St. Martin's Press/Thomas Dunne Books), was released in September. This authorized biography of Florida football coach Urban Meyer was Martin's seventh book. Buddy is veteran journalist, author and broadcaster who is a former Emmy winner and now serves as executive editor/executive producer of Gator Country Magazine and GatorCountry.com. His e-mail address ...more
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