By Barry Krauss,Joe M. Moore,Don Shula

No collage has received extra soccer championships than Alabama, and Barry Krauss performed a key position in a single of them. The linebacker’s fourth down cease of Penn State’s Mike Guman within the Sugar Bowl on January 1, 1979, was once lately named through ESPN as one of many ten most vital performs of the 20 th century.

 

The target Line Stand, because the play turned recognized, immortalized Krauss between legions of enthusiasts. greater than twenty-five years later, humans nonetheless inform him precisely what they have been doing and the way they felt whilst he collided in mid-air with Guman that New Year’s Day—and nearly by no means point out his twelve-year profession within the NFL.

 

In this enjoyable and well-illustrated memoir, Krauss tells of scrimmaging on entrance lawns with buddies as a child in Pompano seashore, Florida, and of his formative years dream to play for Don Shula. He recognizes how trainer endure Bryant tamed his loose spirit and formed him into the soccer player—and the man—he turned. And he emphasizes the significance of crew, weaving jointly the private tales of his Alabama teammates at the box in the course of the aim Line Stand, and recognizes their major roles in successful the sport and the championship.

 

Ain’t Nothin’ yet a Winner bargains an insider’s examine how a crew is outfitted, validated, and turns into a countrywide champion—and how that procedure occasionally calls upon a person to upward thrust to the problem awarded through his personal own intestine check.

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