Synopses & Reviews
A detailed breakdown of the most memorable moments in Georgia football
For serious football fans wanting to relive the most unforgettable, extraordinary, and gut-wrenching moments in the University of Georgia’s football history, this account explores the team’s greatest plays, providing context, back story, relevant circumstances, and comments from those directly involved in each play. Photos help reanimate memories, including the “onside kick” against Notre Dame in the Sugar Bowl in 1981, David Pollack’s strip of the football against South Carolina in 2002, Belue-to-Scott for 93 yards to defeat rival Florida, Fran Tarkenton’s fourth down touchdown pass in 1959, and “excessive celebration” in 2007. A one-of-a-kind book, The Georgia Bulldogs Playbook is a must-have keepsake for any fan of the school’s football team.
About the Author
Patrick Garbin is regarded as an authority and historian of college football and is a freelance sports writer. He also serves as the UGA football Beat Writer for DAWGTIME.com. He is the author of nine books, including About Them Dawgs! and "Then Vince Said to Herschel . . ." . He is a UGA graduate and lives in the Athens, Georgia area. Charley Trippi is a former Hall of Fame halfback and quarterback for the Chicago Cardinals, now known as the Arizona Cardinals, of the National Football League. As a student at the University of Georgia, he was a two-time All-American selection, the Most Valuable Player in the 1943 Rose Bowl, recipient of the Maxwell Award, and played during a national championship season. He lives in Athens, Georgia.