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John David Crow: Heart of a Champion by Steve Pate - Hardcover - Signed - 1997 - from Bookmarc's and

John David Crow: Heart of a Champion

by Steve Pate

Condition: Very Good/Very Good

Indianapolis, Indiana: Masters Press, 1997. CN4 - A hardcover book SIGNED and inscribed by John David Crow to previous owner on the picture image before the foreword page in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has water soiled patch on the front bottom, book has water soiled patch on the bottom of some last pages, dust jacket and book have some bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. Dan Jenkins' Texas College Football Legends. Heart of a Champion is the unforgettable story of a gifted ballplayer who thrilled the hearts of the Aggie faithful and led one of the most storied college football schools, Texas A&M, back to the big time. It is an unique tale that football historians will be retelling for decades to come. 11.25"x9", 160 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. John David Crow Sr. was an American football player, coach, and college athletics administrator. He won the Heisman Trophy as a halfback for the Texas A&M Aggies football team of Texas A&M University in 1957. After college, he played professional football in the National Football League (NFL) for the Chicago and St. Louis Cardinals and the San Francisco 49ers between 1958 and 1968. After his playing career, Crow became an assistant football coach for the Alabama Crimson Tide football team of the University of Alabama, serving under coach Bear Bryant from 1969 to 1971. He moved to the NFL as an assistant with the Cleveland Browns in 1972, and then the San Diego Chargers in 1974. In December 1975, Crow was hired as head football coach and athletic director at Northeast Louisiana University - now the University of Louisiana at Monroe. He coached the football team for five seasons, from 1976 to 1980, compiling a record of 20-34-1. He remained as athletic director until 1981. Crow returned to his alma mater, Texas A&M, in 1983 as an assistant athletic director. He was promoted to athletic director in 1988 and served in that capacity until 1993. Crow was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a player in 1976. A street on the campus of Texas A&M University adjacent to Kyle Field is named after him. In 2009 Erle and Alice Nye commissioned a twice life size bronze statue of Crow, and donated the $250,000 monument to Texas A&M University, sculpted by Steven Whyte. . Signed. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
  • Bookseller: Bookmarc's US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: ec51269
  • Title: John David Crow: Heart of a Champion
  • Author: Steve Pate
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 1570281653
  • ISBN 13: 9781570281655
  • Publisher: Masters Press
  • Place: Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Date published: 1997
  • Bookseller catalogs: Sports / Football, US;
  • Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall


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