All-time greats, teams, today's favorite players, and playing tips Updated stats and records, the Super Bowl, notable players, and team news. Football is the most popular sport in the U.S. According to a Harris poll, 35% of fans call the NFL their favorite sport, followed by Major League Baseball (14%), college football (11%), auto racing (7%), the NBA (6%), the NHL (5%) and college basketball (3%). Everything Kids' books have sold more than 3.7 million copies! 'The Everything Kids' Football Book, 5th Edition' has everything young readers need to learn about the sport, whether they are new to the game or longtime fans. Filled with the latest stats, tackle-worthy trivia, and more than 25 fun puzzles, this revised and updated guide to the gridiron tells readers all about:. The history of football and the NFL. Football stats and record holders. How to predict which teams will make it to the Super Bowl. How to develop offensive and defensive skills. Fantasy football leagues Featuring all the fun facts about football heroes, memorable games, and legendary plays, this fun and informative guide coaches readers on the tactics of the game so they can blitz, tackle, and make those touchdowns like a pro. AUTHOR: Greg Jacobs is the author of the first four editions of 'The Everything Kids' Football Book'. He is a teacher and coach at Woodberry Forest School. For Woodberry football, Greg has been quarterbacks coach, running backs coach, offensive coordinator, statistician, play-by-play broadcaster, and color commentator. Greg also has worked for STATS, LLC, as a scout, reporter, and statistician.
Ty Lewis can't believe it when Coach V recruits him for the football team. This is Ty's big chance to prove how fast he is on the field, get a fresh start in a new school, and be like his older brother, Thane "Tiger" Lewis, who's about to graduate from college--and is being courted by the NFL.
But Ty's guardian, Uncle Gus, won't let him play. Uncle Gus needs Ty to scrub floors and toilets for his cleaning business while he cooks up gambling schemes with the local mob boss, a man called "Lucy."
When Lucy hears just how famous Ty's older brother is, he becomes suddenly friendly. Are the questions Lucy is asking Ty "really" about fantasy football . . . or is the Mafia using Ty to get valuable insider info from his superstar brother? Desperately worried, Ty must come up with a plan to save Thane's football career--and, ultimately, his life.
Author of the "New York Times" bestselling "Football Genius," former NFL player Tim Green will have you on the edge of your seat rooting for Ty--and enjoying an up-close look at what it's like to be inside the NFL.
Get ready to appreciate the ordinary and consider the profound in this dazzling collection of poems.
In the title poem, the narrator pays homage to the French horn, writing, in part:
The mellow mouth of my French horn
While a portion of the poem "Dollar Rose" reads:
Won't you buy a dollar rose, sir,
Whether you are looking for the melancholy, the inspirational or simply the offbeat, you will surely enjoy the poetry in "I Was a College Dropout: The French Horn Was My Mistress."
Do you sometimes get the feeling that the woman in your life not only wears the trousers, but the balls as well? Do you feel guilty when you go out with your mates? Do you get nagged for leaving the toilet seat up? Did she buy you a global positioning system for your birthday so that she always knows where you are? If you answered, 'Er,um ...well, what do you think, honey?' to any of these questions, then you need help - and fast! From how to be worshipped in the bedroom to playing away from home, this book shows how to put the balls firmly back in your court - if you can still find them! Just because you're a new man doesn't mean you should stop watching sport, staggering home drunk or adjusting yourself in public. With indispensable advice on telling little white lies, learning not to say sorry, getting sex on demand, what to do when she wants to have kids, getting away with annoying habits and how to spend more time with your PC, you'll wonder how you ever managed to live without this book.
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