Trojans 1972: An Immortal Team of Mortal Men

Trojans 1972: An Immortal Team of Mortal Men

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Bill Blocka€™s Trojans 1972: An Immortal Team of Mortal Men captures the story of 47- USC football players, beyond their glory days on campus and into their everyday lives as men. The 1972 Trojans are considered one of the greatest teams in the history of college football. They defeated Ohio State 42-17 in the 1973 Rose Bowl to complete an undefeated 12-0 season and were crowned national champions. Each chapter is a mini biography told through the eyes of each player. Each and every player from that a€™72 team whether as powerful as fullback Sam a€œBama€ Cunningham, as intellectually gifted as defensive back Marvin Cobb, or as massive as offensive lineman Pete Adams, eventually became one of us. A mortal. Youa€™ll fi nd humor; youa€™ll fi nd sorrow; and youa€™ll fi nd football. Most of all youa€™ll fi nd lessons about being mortal.USC provided its players with one meal per day during the football season and gave them a monthly stipend of $125 to ... he never used) for having the highest grade point average among the seniors from the Trojan Football Alumni Club.

Title:Trojans 1972: An Immortal Team of Mortal Men
Author:Bill Block
Publisher:Xlibris Corporation - 2009-07-20


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