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The wow boys : a coach, a team, and a turning point in college football

Author: James W Johnson
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the 1940 phenomenon of the T-formation offense, from the hiring of coach Clark Shaughnessy to his marshalling of the untapped talents of such future standouts as Frankie Albert, Hugh Gallarneau and Pete Kmetovic, and Norm Standlee, to his reintroduction of the out-of-favor T-formation and its profound and enduring effect on football.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Johnson, James W., 1938-
Wow boys.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2006
(DLC) 2006010696
(OCoLC)65425889
Named Person: Clark Daniel Shaughnessy
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James W Johnson
ISBN: 0803203101 9780803203105 1280550686 9781280550683
OCLC Number: 74813648
Notes: "A Bison original"--P. [4] of cover.
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 217 p., [4] p. of plates) : ill.
Contents: Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. From Power to Finesse; 2. A Surprise Choice; 3. Installing the T; 4. "This stuff really works"; 5. A Confidence Builder; 6. Shaughnessy the Man; 7. The Scrappy Broncos; 8. The White Ghosts; 9. Recruiting; 10. "Pop" Comes Around; 11. Meeting Jackie Robinson; 12. Closing In; 13. Life on Campus; 14. Another Tough Matchup; 15. Big Game Fever; 16. Bring on Nebraska; 17. "Pretty good ball club, Coach"; 18. The Legacy; 19. Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography;
Responsibility: James W. Johnson.

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Chronicles the 1940 phenomenon of the T-formation offense, from the hiring of coach Clark Shaughnessy to his marshalling of the untapped talents of such future standouts as Frankie Albert, Hugh Gallarneau and Pete Kmetovic, and Norm Standlee, to his reintroduction of the out-of-favor T-formation and its profound and enduring effect on football.

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