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