Synopses & Reviews
Autzen Stadium, The Swoosh, crossing the Willamette River via the Autzen Footbridge, 20 bowl game appearances, dozens of All-Americans, five members of the College Football Hall of Fame, the unique uniforms, Donald Duck.
While it's pretty difficult to encapsulate what it means to be a Ducks fan, Athlon Sports has done it.
Game Day: Oregon Football: The Greatest Games, Players, Coaches and Teams in the Glorious Tradition of Ducks Football by the award-winning writers and photographers at Athlon Sports captures the essence of what it means to be a true Oregon fan. Game Day: Oregon Football is a one-stop source that contains everything fans would want to read about their favorite college football team.
Packed with anecdotes of past and current players, explanations about the beginnings of rivalries and traditions, detailed histories about the greatest players and moments in the school's history, lists of the most successful seasons, recaps of the most exciting games ever played and year-by-year statistics, Game Day: Oregon Football is the primary source for anyone eager to be an expert regarding anything about the Ducks.
Filled with full-color photos throughout, Game Day: Oregon Football gives readers vivid visuals to help share all of the greatest moments, all the pageantry of the Ducks' historic past.
Athlon Sports and Triumph Books have teamed up again to give you a close look at another of college footballs most fascinating stories: that of Oregon University. Gridiron heroes like Dan Fouts, Joey Harrington and Akili Smith all got their start playing for the Ducks. Game Day: Oregon Football has all the stories you know and even more that you don't about the rich history and traditions of Oregon's fabled football team.
Whether rediscovering the best team moments, or initiating into the histories and traditions of Ducks fandom, this book about the University of Oregon football team is both a useful resource and cherishable memorabilia. Packed with anecdotes of the players, explanations about the beginnings of rivalries and traditions, detailed histories about the greatest players and moments in the schools history, lists of the most successful seasons, recaps of the most exciting games ever played, and year-by-year statistics, this collectible book is the primary source for anyone eager to be an expert regarding anything about the Ducks. The book captures the essence of what it means to be a true Oregon fan: Autzen Stadium, the swoosh, crossing the Willamette River via the Autzen Footbridge, All-Americans, the uniforms, and the one and only Donald Duck.
About the Author
Athlon Sports is a publisher of preseason, single-title sports annuals, covering professional and college athletics and distributed throughout North America and Europe. Founded in 1967, they are now the largest sports magazine in the U.S., and have won Publisher of the Year, Magazine of the Year, and an Emmy Award. They are based primarily in Nashville, Tennessee. Dan Fouts is a color commentator for professional football games on CBS. He is a retired Hall of Fame quarterback, formerly of the San Diego Chargers. He is an inductee of the University of Oregon for his NCAA quarterback career there, where he set numerous school records. He lives in Sisters, Oregon.