College Football Book Reviews

Review: 50 Years of College Football

This thing is a behemoth. Over 1300 pages and a lot of it is in small type. So, what is 50 Years of College Football? Authors Bob Boyles have compiled something that has to be the most inclusive...

Review: College Football - History - Spectacle - Controversy

The legend of early college football goes as follows: In 1905, there were many injuries and several deaths heavily related to the use of the flying wedge. Teddy Roosevelt stepped in and told the...

Review: Don't Flinch - Barry Alvarez: The Autobiography

I like reading coach's books. If you're reading a coach's autobiography you can be sure that he was successful. Reading stories about successful people won't make you successful in itself, but you...

"We Are Marshall" And "The Marshall Story" - Hollywood vs Reality

The movie "We Are Marshall" was created largely from the book "The Marshall Story". What are the Hollywood creations in the movie that aren't factual?

Review: Football's Second Season - Scouting High School Game Breakers

If you've followed Corn Nation much, you'd know that I don't follow recruiting very closely. I don't have a lot of faith in recruiting service rankings and there are too many things that can happen...

Review: Meat Market - Inside the Smash-Mouth World of College Football Recruiting

In "Meat Market - Inside the Smash-Mouth World of College Football Recruiting", Bruce Feldman takes you inside the insanity that is college recruiting while simultaneously taking you inside crazy...

Review: Heart of A Husker - Tom Osborne's Nebraska Legacy

Review of "Heart of a Husker" - about Nebraska coach Tom Osborne.

USC Week: A Brief History of USC Football

We could analyze the Wake Forest game, but I'm not going to do that. All that matters is we went on the road and came out with a tough victory. USC's 1888 Team It's USC week, and in order to...

Nazi Influence on Football?

Football has often been compared with war, which is especially noticeable when it comes to terminology. Touchdown passes are called bombs, the linemen are "in the trenches", quarterbacks are "field...

Review: Dixieland Delight: A Football Season on the Road in the Southeastern Conference

Today's Book Review is provided by fellow Husker blogger Brandon Vogel of Hi-Plains Drifter:I have a theory about the SEC when it comes to relative conference strength: college football fans would...

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