Football Genius (Football Genius #1)
When Troy White’s mom gets a job with the Atlanta Falcons, Troy demonstrates to star linebacker Seth Hallowayhis uncanny ability to call football plays before they happen. With Seth’s skill and Troy’s genius, the Falcons could be unstoppable—if only the coaches would take Troy seriously!...more
In the novel, Football Genius, written by Tim Green, Troy White has a special ability. He has the ability to predict any football play before it happens. Troy lives outside of Atlanta with his single mother. He plays football in his high school with his best friends, Tate and Nathan. Troy is a quarterback who is overshadowed by his coach’s son, who isn’t nearly as good as Troy, but still starts over him. When his mom gets a job with Troy’s favorite NFL team, the Atlanta Falcons, he thinks he can ...more
I read the novel Football Genius by Tim Green. The story takes place around Troy White’s house and the Atlanta Falcon’s football stadium in Atlanta, Georgia. The main character in the book is Troy. Troy is an ordinary 12 year old boy except when it comes to his special talent. He can predict plays before they happen on the football field. Even with this talent he still sits the bench for his pee wee team the Duluth Tigers. He is the backup quarterback right behind the coach’s son, ...more
I would recommend this book, because Football Genius was just so good. Also, anybody that likes to read sports books this is the one for you. The age level of this book would be anybody that is in middle school, but you can be younger or older Football ...more
English E Period
March 25, 2014
- Football Genius by Tim Green
-Troy is a young kid who loves football, but is struggling with not having a father and being bullied by a kid name Jamie.
-Jamie father is the head coach of the football team, and Jamie is the starting QuarterBack instead of Troy, even though his better QuarterBack.
-Seth Halloway is a famous star linebacker
Summary of the Plot
-The story takes place at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta Georgia.
-Troy s ...more
This book is good and also interesting because I like football and all it talk about is, how to play football and how you should play. I would recommend this book to anybody that play ...more
A piece of fiction focused on 12-year old Troy, who is gifted with the ability to call football plays faster and more accurate than a computer, this is a great YA novel. Just th ...more
This book is called Football Genius by Tim Green a former Atlanta Falcons NFL Linebacker.
The genre is pretty much a sports realistic fiction book. The book is about a twelve year old boy named Troy who lives in Atlanta, Georgia. His mother helps out with the Falcons football team and meets their star linebacker Seth. Troy is a genius who knows what play the other team will run next. This ...more
For my Q1 goodreads review, I read the book Football Genius. This book is about a boy named Troy White, and he has a very unusual talent. If he watches a football game, he can predict what happens next. When Troy’s mom, Tessa, gets a job with the Atlanta Falcons, he thinks that he will get the chance to use his gift and help his favorite team to a winning season.
Overall, I liked the book but I didn’t love it. I liked how the author used real life football players. For example, T ...more
When Troy first tried out for his local youth football he made the team but sat on the bench. The coach of Troy's first team let his son play as quarterback. Troy was a better quarterback but the coach wanted his son to be the star quarterback of the team. While playing with his friends, Troy is dared to steal a ...more
Troy White is a sixth grade boy who plays second string quarterback on his football team. The coach’s son is the starting quarterback even though Troy has greater talent. Troy has an amazing ability to read the patterns in a football game and know which plays will happen next. This tal ...more
In the book a boy named Troy who lived in Atlanta tried to steal an Atlanta Falcon ball from the famous Seth Halloway. ** Spoiler Alert ** Troy wanted to get the Atlanta Falcon's ball but couldn't go during the day so later on in the book Troy and his friends Tate and Nathan go with him then his mom finds out he stole th ...more
Imagine if you were in sixth grade. No one knows that you had that one thing, which could make for a big change. Not just a big change something that made you rethink the game. But who knew that it would be a sixth grader who had that something. Who knew it would be him that makes or breaks your life. Who woulda thought a little 11 year old could seem like a 89 year professor in college. Who knew…
Troy is that someone you wouldn’t think about. He’s mellow, does what he is told, an ...more