Master your Minecraft
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Tour our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    What I'm Giving | December 5, 2014

    William Gibson: IMG William Gibson: What I'm Giving



    At Powell's, we feel the holidays are the perfect time to share our love of books with those close to us. For this special blog series, we reached... Continue »

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$8.95
Used Hardcover
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
1 Local Warehouse Sports and Fitness- Football Coaching

Called to Coach: Reflections on Life, Faith, and Football

by

Called to Coach: Reflections on Life, Faith, and Football Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Coach Bobby Bowden is an icon of college football who ran his legendary, top-ranking program with a trademark southern charm. With his recent retirement, Bowden is ready to give fans and readers the behind-the-scenes story of his 55-year career and the path that helped him become one of college football's most successful coaches and patriarch of the sport's most famous coaching family.andnbsp;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;In this book, Bowden will reveal never-before-published details of the moments and events that have defined his life, including:andnbsp;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;* The tragic death of his grandson and son-in-law in a 2004 automobile accident.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;* The details of his retirement as FSU's coach at the end of the 2009 season.

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;Bobby Bowden andlt;/bandgt;is known as much for his affable charm as he is for his championship teams. Having coached young men in andlt;iandgt;sevenandlt;/iandgt; decades, he is the second-winningest coach in major college football history. Bowden guided Florida State University to more than three hundred victories, two national championships, twelve Atlantic Coast Conference titles, finishing in the top five in the country in fourteen straight seasons, and he also led the Seminoles to Bowl Games in twenty-eight consecutive seasons during his thirty-four-year tenure. The patriarch of college footballand#8217;s most famous coaching family, Bowden remains heavily involved in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, annually awarding The National Bobby Bowden Award to a student-athlete for achievement on and off the field, including his conduct as a faith model in the community. Bowden was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2006. He and his wife of sixty-one years, Ann, live in Tallahassee, Florida.Mark Schlabach is the coauthor of the andlt;iandgt;New York Timesandlt;/iandgt; bestselling books, andlt;iandgt;Happy, Happy, Happyandlt;/iandgt;,andlt;iandgt; Si-cology 1andlt;/iandgt;,andnbsp;andandlt;iandgt; The Duck Commanderandnbsp;Familyandlt;/iandgt;. He is one of the most respected and popular college football columnists in the country. He and his wife live in Madison, Georgia, with their three children.Tony Dungy and his wife Lauren Dungy are active members of a number of family, faith, and community-based organizations, including All Pro Dad, iMom, Fellowship of Chrstian Athletes, Mentors for Life, Family First, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, and the Boys and Girls Club of America. Tony is a former NFL player and retired head coach of the 2006 Superbowl Champions, the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781439195970
Subtitle:
Reflections on Life, Faith, and Football
Author:
Bowden, Bobby
With:
Schlabach, Mark
Foreword by:
Dungy, Tony
Foreword:
Dungy, Tony
Author:
Paterno, Joe
Author:
Schlabach, Mark
Author:
Dungy, Tony
Publisher:
Howard Books
Subject:
Sports - General
Subject:
Football - General
Subject:
Religious
Subject:
Sports
Subject:
Sports - Football
Subject:
Football - College
Subject:
Biography-Sports
Subject:
Bobby Bowden; Florida State University; College Sports; coaching; Christian values; National Championship; Mark Schlabach; Tony Dungy; Joe Paterno; Football; College football; NCAA; FSU; Auburn; Florida Football; Mentoring; college athletes; college sport
Subject:
Bobby Bowden; Florida State University; College Sports; coaching; Christian values; National Championship; Mark Schlabach; Tony Dungy; Joe Paterno; Football; College football; NCAA; FSU; Auburn; Florida Football; Mentoring; college athletes; college sport
Subject:
Bobby Bowden; Florida State University; College Sports; coaching; Christian values; National Championship; Mark Schlabach; Tony Dungy; Joe Paterno; Football; College football; NCAA; FSU; Auburn; Florida Football; Mentoring; college athletes; college sport
Edition Description:
Hardback
Publication Date:
20100824
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
8 pg b-w photo insert
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

Other books you might like

  1. The Education of a Coach
    Used Hardcover $4.95
  2. Home Team: Coaching the Saints and... Used Hardcover $7.95
  3. Win Forever: Live, Work, and Play... New Trade Paper $15.00
  4. How Good Do You Want to Be?: A... Used Trade Paper $9.95

Related Subjects

Biography » General
Biography » Religious
Biography » Sports
Sports and Outdoors » Sports and Fitness » Football » Coaching
Sports and Outdoors » Sports and Fitness » Football » General

Called to Coach: Reflections on Life, Faith, and Football Used Hardcover
0 stars - 0 reviews
$8.95 In Stock
Product details 288 pages Howard Books - English 9781439195970 Reviews:
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.