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Driven : from homeless to hero, my journeys on and off Lambeau Field

Author: Donald Driver
Publisher: New York CIty : Crown Archetype, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The legendary NFL receiver, all-time receptions and yards leader for the Green Bay Packers, and Dancing with the Stars champion looks back on his life and career. Now, in his memoir, Driver recalls what it was like to go from living in a U-Haul trailer with his mom on the streets of Houston to earning a spot on the Packers roster and becoming one of Brett Favre's favorite targets on the way to football stardom. He  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Donald Driver
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Driver
ISBN: 9780385349147 0385349149 0385349157 9780385349154
OCLC Number: 813539624
Description: 278 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Child of the hood --
Homeless --
I'll prove you wrong --
Tina and the NFL draft --
Making it --
Rookie blues --
A new regime --
Perseverance --
My glory years --
Brett retires--
then doesn't --
At last --
The ring --
Dancing with the stars --
Time to say goodbye.
Responsibility: Donald Driver ; with Peter Golenbock.
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"The legendary NFL receiver, all-time receptions and yards leader for the Green Bay Packers, and Dancing with the Stars champion looks back on his life and career. Now, in his memoir, Driver recalls what it was like to go from living in a U-Haul trailer with his mom on the streets of Houston to earning a spot on the Packers roster and becoming one of Brett Favre's favorite targets on the way to football stardom. He takes you inside the locker room with legends such as Favre and Reggie White, and recalls his more recent roles as a veteran leader for stars like Aaron Rodgers and Greg Jennings during the 2010 Super Bowl season and as a Dancing with the Stars winner. A seventh-round draft pick in 1999, Donald Driver was given little chance of making the Packers roster, much less of becoming a 1,000-yard receiver, a beloved icon for one of the NFL's most storied franchises, and a Super Bowl champion. But in a life of adversity, Driver has overcome obstacle after obstacle and has become one of the most popular players in the NFL"--

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