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101 Reasons to Love the Packersby David Green
Synopses & Reviews
In South Bend, Indiana, home of Notre Dame University, football is a celebration. For more than 120 years, the success of the Fighting Irish football program has helped define the university and the sport of college football. A tradition and heritage exists here that is rivaled by few other institutions.
With eleven consensus national championships and ten other shared titles, Notre Dame boasts an unmatched legacy of success. The list of Hall of Fame coaches and All-American player goes on and on: the legendary Four Horsemen, Jesse Harper, Knute Rockne, Ara Parseghian, Johnny Lujack, Joe Montana, Brady Quinn.
Unforgettable games, historic moments, and larger-than-life personalities are all recounted here, accompanied by stunning vintage and contemporary photography and memorabilia. From the casual football fan to the most devoted Notre Dame alums, 101 Reasons to Love Notre Dame Football is a treasure for all.
The Green Bay Packers are the last of the small-town teams that were once common in the NFL. The Pack and their fans, the devoted Cheeseheads, have won 13 league championships (more than any other team in the NFL), including 9 NFL championships prior to the Super Bowl era and 4 Super Bowl victories. Their stellar rosterand#8212;Bart Starr, Ray Nitschke, Paul Hornung, Brett Favre, Aaron Rodgers, and of course, legendary coach Vince Lombardiand#8212;are all here, making history on the and#8220;frozen tundraand#8221; of Lambeau Field.
About the Author
David Greenand#160;is principal and creative director of Brightgreen Design in Orangeburg, New York. He is the author of five other books in the "101 Reasons to Love" series.
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