Ohio State has had one of the most winning teams in college football for nearly a hundred years. The Buckeyes have won seven national titles and been conference champion thirty-four times. Seven of its players have received the Heisman Trophy and seventy-eight have been named All American. Thirty players or coaches have been inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame and eight are in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. In 2009 ESPN ranked the team the third most prestigious in the country. Renowned coaches who are highlighted in this thrilling volume about Buckeye football include John Wilce, Chic Harley, Francis Schmidt, Woody Hayes, John Cooper, and Jim Tressel, and exalted players such as Bill Willis, Les Horvath, Vic Janowicz, Howard Cassady, Dick LeBeau, Archie Griffin, and Joe Germaine are showcased. Sidebars offer sports enthusiasts engaging information, such as that on the Gold Pants Club, the Tunnel of Pride, and the Buckeye Battle Cry. A timeline helps the reader to access pertinent facts quickly.ABOUT THE AUTHOR Ann Byers is a writer who lives in the Central Valley of California, where the NCAA Division I California State University, Fresno, Bulldogs compete in the Mountain West Conference. She and her family are avid Bulldoganbsp;...
|Title||:||Ohio State Football|
|Publisher||:||The Rosen Publishing Group - 2013-07-15|