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For the Glory: College Football Dreams and Realities Inside Paterno's Program

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Every year thousands of high school seniors across America dream of playing big-time college football. In For the Glory, Ken Denlinger takes the reader on a five-year odyssey into the lives of one scholarship class and reveals their experiences at Penn State and in Coach Joe Paterno's program. Here is the college football experience as seen through the eyes of the young me ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published July 1st 1995 by St. Martins Press-3pl
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Benjamin
Sep 06, 2017 rated it really liked it
Denlinger makes you feel the pain and honor, the despair and passion, the hope and growth over a 5 year period of a class of Penn State football players. It's a story constructed from snippets of interviews, facts and stats over a long period of time so the story doesn't have the best congruency but makes the reader really feel the emotions young men go through in a top tier college football program. It shows how hard and dangerous the sport can be on men looking to find themselves and study for ...more
Pj Anderer
Aug 23, 2017 rated it really liked it
I remember some of the players covered in this book.
Diana
Dec 24, 2011 rated it liked it
Although there were a lot of interesting parts, overall this book focused mostly on the players, and it was a little too far before my time for it to feel relevant.
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