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3.98  ·  Rating details ·  5,407 ratings  ·  498 reviews
College football’s most notorious tight end wants to show her that everything’s bigger in Texas.


I can’t stand jocks. And I don’t know the first thing about football.

So it’s just my luck that the tutoring job I take to get me through graduate school involves making sure a dumb jock passes his classes.

Now, I’m babysitting Colton King, a spoiled arrogant p
Kindle Edition, 287 pages
Published March 7th 2016
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The hot, playboy, jock falls for his good girl tutor. The story has been done many times, which means it takes something extra special for a book with that plot to stick out. And this book had it!

Colton and Cassie were so cute together, and I loved getting their story and seeing how they navigated through the normal college struggles to get to their happy ever after. Colton was an ass of epic proportions, and yet I found myself rooting for him, and even anticipating when he would have his "ah h
I just could not get over what an epic immature douche bag the hero was. I literally hated him for at least 30% of the book. Probably more.

He was such a skank, I would not have touched him without him first being doused in bleach and lye! I mean I just do not see how any self respecting woman finds his brand of shit attractive. He pulled shit that was not funny or cool. (i.e. the locker room)

And do not get me started on the heroine. He inner musings about drove me over the edge. How does an inte
3.5 Stars

Overall Opinion: This was actually a pretty enjoyable and hot read. I wouldn't go into it expecting anything deep, but it had its sweet moments too. It also had pretty low drama overall. So for a light, sexy, and cute read for in between those heavy books this might just do the trick. Super cute epilogue with a HEA too!

Brief Summary of the Storyline: This is Cassie and Colton's story. Cassie is hired to tutor Colton, because he is the football star that is on academic probation. The
Deserie williams
Mar 05, 2016 rated it really liked it
3.5 stars! Despite his manwhore past and some references as to how he is in bed (by him)lol I enjoyed this. Cassie was a somewhat sassy heroine who I liked. Colton was one arrogant ass at times but oddly I didn't mind it. In fact I laughed alot.I loved his mom .Sable her BFF was funny. Overall cute, sexy, light read. epilogue was cute.

safety : hero was a manwhore .heroine was a virgin. one scene in the beginning hero is sliding down a slide at a party naked. he lands in the pool and ow puts her
3.75 stars

First read: March 2016
Reread: Nov 2016 =D
Mar 14, 2016 rated it it was ok
Nothing particularly bad or good about this one. Meh-ehh.


This story follows the typical college romance troupe - hot man-ho jock with a massive cock meets virgin nerd who's secretly a beautiful nympho waiting to be pulled out of her uptight shell.

Fine enough, if the subplots, characters, something, anything distinguishes the book from the hordes of sports romances before it.

Never found anything unique or memorable about any of it.

Mama And The Bad Guy Should've Stayed Home!

The MMC'
Mar 11, 2016 rated it liked it

3,5 stars

damn, not quite what I expected...

the heorine Cassie says: I can’t stand jocks. And I don’t know the first thing about football.

well, I just MIGHT say that after this book

Nah... I would never ACTUALLY SAY that...

First of all, I LOVE these kind of topics, they relax me, they make me feel all chirpy and shit and I like to remind myself that fun is not overrated and it's accessable to everyone at anytime, and all you gotta do is to be open, so of course I came running towards this book
Mar 13, 2016 rated it really liked it
(dumb) jock + (virgin) nerd = HOT SEX

This was a hot, sexy and light read.

Don't expect a deep story, enjoy the sex ;)

After reading 50% of the book I got a little bit annoyed about the virgin thing. The whole time it is emphasized that the heroine is a virgin and I wanted an explanation. Don't get me wrong. I didn't expect any drama or something. It would have been enough to say e.g She waited for the right guy. I finally got my explanation after reading approx. 60% of the book, but I don't wa
Dec 05, 2016 rated it liked it
Shelves: meh, romance, cliche, cute, relaxing
2.57/ 3 ish

So, it was mostly meh. But it did make me smile a couple of times, so it deserves the extra 0.25. Not sure it should get 3 stars, but ah well.

Anyway, good part is that it's a fast read (and you don't really miss anything if you skim a bit either). So go ahead and give it a try, maybe you're lucky and it's better for you. If not, well, at least it won't take too long to finish.
Not bad but had very little substance to it. Take away the ad nauseum sexual innuendos and them going at it constantly like Energiser Bunnies and there's not much of a story left.

Mar 30, 2016 rated it really liked it
I read a lot of mixed reviews on this book and I worried that I would not like it. That being said, I loved Colton King. Of course he was a manwhore but he was also a damn good dirty talker. I am a bit of a sucker for the guy that gives up his manwhorish ways for the girl.

I didn't really see a plot but it was a fun read with a lot of sex!
agustina ⚝
Nov 05, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2020
this was so good omg
Mar 10, 2016 rated it liked it
I really disliked Colton up until about 50% of the book. He got somewhat better after that. He was just very cocky and arrogant. Honestly, I don't really see how he decided Cassie was the one for him. He blatantly said he could get free p***y any time he wanted. So, what was special about her to him? And, he continually thinks that it's just a summer thing then he's out of there and on to the pros. I mean, look at how she sees him the first definitely doesn't leave a good impression. T ...more
May 10, 2016 rated it it was ok
This is not a book, this is porn in words.
Bad porn.
I zapped most of it to see if it gets better. The answer is NO, it's not.
Mar 30, 2016 rated it liked it
** 3 stars **
MrsJoseph *grouchy*

DNF at 16%

I decided to read Tackled because I read and loved The Deal by Elle Kennedy. The Deal starred a popular "star" jock and an incredibly smart heroine who tutored him. The hero in The Deal cared about his future and his education. He was having a great time being a star player but he was intelligent as well.

I DNF'd Tackled because I hated the hero, Colton. He was a total jackass with no real plans for the future. In all honesty, from the 16% that I
Mar 21, 2016 rated it liked it
3.5 Stars

I have to say, it took me a little bit to get into this one.  For some reason, Colton was pissing me off big time.  He was cocky and arrogant, and I just wasn't feeling it.  But I stuck with the story and ended up liking it.  Loving it?  No.  But I liked it.  It was somewhat predictable, but that was okay too.

Cassie is assigned Colton's tutor.  He is failing and will be put on probation if he doesn't get his grades up.  And of course, he is a star football player for the college. HE WAS
Mar 21, 2016 rated it liked it
Recommended to Brooke by: Therese
So so so much misogyny in this, sexism and slut shaming everywhere you look.

But i gave it a 3? Yeah cuz... It's erotica and the sex is hot. And let's be honest jockey sports bros are not always the most enlightened of us, but they are apparently quite hung and good in bed.

Colton is not a good romantic hero, he is crazy Alfa with no sense of boundrys but he's a pretty darn good erotic hero and can steam up the pages.

So yeah I enjoyed it, thanks Therese for the rec! Definitely worth the $1 lol.
I love Sabrina Paige's writing. She writes step brother romances like no other!! I have come to expect that Sabrina's books have taboo/forbidden romance themes with super hot chemistry, great banter and then WHAM the feelings sink into you and all of the sudden this sexy fun read became...sweet. I want them to have a HEA.

Tackled was not a step brother romance, but it was just as addictive for me.

Cassie is a grad student and takes the job of tutoring Colton King - her college's football legend.
Anne OK
Mar 10, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2016-reads
This sports-related entry written by another new-to-me-author was scorching hot, naughty and wickedly decadent – but oh so fun-to-read! Only thing missing (and a bit of a disappointment) was the football – pretty much zilch except for a few trips to the athletic training center and sex in the closet of the stadium alumnae seating box.

Our lead characters, Colton and Cassie, are total opposites adding another layer of appeal to the scenario. He’s a jock; she’s a nerd. He needs help; she needs mone
ARC provided by author in exchange for an honest review

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The playbook is simple. Hot jock on and off the field falls for the good girl tutor. And so you would expect a standard story line but surprisingly, I found myself devouring this book. Tackled by Sabrina Paige was a quick, fun, sexy read!!!! It definitely had lots of sexy and steamy moments as this hot jock tries get into the older virgin tutor’s pants. Their sexual foreplay of banter was hilarious and sizzling! So if you are looking for
Vampress Bathory
Mar 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Woooow!!!!! What an awesome book!!! Picked this one on a whim and I got so hooked that I read it in one sitting!!!!! This is exactly how I like my books: funny, hot, great characters and very little drama! I hate too much drama and this book had only like a couple of pages of misunderstanding so yeah not much drama at all and I loved it, also no cheating or any other cheap cliches!! So yeah this book was PERFECTION!!!! I love it soo much!!!
Loved both the hero and the heroine just wow, they are
Laura Elizabeth
Mar 16, 2016 rated it liked it
Shelves: sporty-pants, ku
Meh. Felt like I have read everything in this story 100 times before. Very typical sports manwhore meets virgin blah blah blah. If you haven't read a lot of sports starish books you might like this one better than me. ...more

There's not a book Sabrina Paige has written that I haven't loved, and Tackled is no exception! I think this one ranks right up there with Prick and Prince Albert as my favorites.

I love the premise of this book- a nerdy Miss Goody-Two-Shoes, who knows nothing about football, is hired to tutor the king of campus, the starring quarterback of the football team. This book lived up to and exceeded all my expectations. I swear Sabrina can write a sexy, playful, fun story like no other- the perfect mix
This book contained everything I want in a NA romance.
It had a great chemistry between the MCs, it was really funny to read (Colton’s somewhat, ahem, sexist lines and Cassie’s awesome response to them), it had a strong female h (view spoiler) a jerk jock H (view spoiler)
Valentina "TinchyB"
Mar 10, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Woow this was surprisingly good.
Funny and hot as fu*k!
Our hero has a really dirty mouth on him and heroine is smart and feisty. Perfect combination.
Mar 23, 2016 rated it really liked it
3.5 stars
Not a bad book at all!Yes, I wouldn't call the story original but I did quite like the characters.
Cyndi Garcia
Mar 12, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I love football and Colton King!

Cute football story. Sexy Colton needs to bring up his grades and Cassie the virgin tutor has been hired to help. Cassie is strong minded and in graduate school. She is dose not know much about football or Colton King. Lots of hot sex and mind blowing dirty talk. Love love love love love... This is a fast read
This was hot and cute, and I really liked the HEA. It was completely predictable but I enjoyed it nonetheless. The author really has a way of making hot scenes even hotter. Her men are alpha and filthy talking, and sometimes, it's just what I need.

Besides Colton and Cassie, I really liked Sable and Tank too. Loved that everyone got their HEA.
★ Belle The Bibliophile ★
One very hilarious read. I liked it, I was glued to my reader from start to finish. Though, okay, I can't believe I'm saying this but there's just way too much sex scenes in my opinion. They're hot I'm not gonna lie but I think I could do with a little less? ...more
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