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Saban In The Tradition Of When Pride Still Mattered, Paterno, And Joe DiMaggio The Hero S Life The Definitive Biography Of Nick Saban, The Influential And Controversial University Of Alabama Football Coach Who Not Only Transformed College Football, But Might Be The Best Ever At Winning.As The Head Coach Of The University Of Alabama S Football Team, Nick Saban Is Perhaps The Most Influential And Controversial Man In The Sport Unpredictable In His Professional Loyalties, Uncompromising In His Vision, And Unyielding In His Pursuit Of Perfection, The Highest Paid Coach In College Football Has Changed The Face Of The Game His Program Building Vision Has Delivered Packed Stadiums, Rabid Fans, Legions Of Detractors, Countless NFL Draft Picks, And A Total Of Four National Championships, Including Three In The Last Five Years Monte Burke S Saban The First Definitive Biography Of The Man Who Has Come To Epitomize The Game Presents This Towering Figure With A Never Before Seen Human Depth.Though A Great Deal Is Known About Nick Saban The Coach, Not Much Is Known About Nick Saban The Man Little Is Written About His Early Climb Through The Coaching Ranks As An Assistant In College And In The NFL, Or His Head Coaching Stints At Michigan State And Louisiana State And His Struggles As A Pro Coach With The Miami Dolphins Through Unprecedented Interviews With Than 250 Friends, Coworkers, Rivals, Former Players, And Others, Burke Reveals The Defining Moments Of The Coach S Life, Including The Beginning Of His Recruiting Career At Age Ten As He Walked Door To Door With His Demanding Father Gathering Players For A Pop Warner Football Team A Team Meeting That Deterred His Plans To Attend A Student Rally At Kent State That Would Later Make History His Rapid And At Times Rocky Ascent Up The Assistant Coaching Ranks His Complicated Relationship With One Of His Coaching Mentors, Bill Belichick The Birth Of His Now Famous Process And The Unlikely Man Who Became Its Co Architect His Dramatic And Controversial Departures From Three Different High Profile Football Teams The Building Of Championship Programs At Louisiana State And Alabama.Saban Paints A Portrait Of A Complex And Compelling Man, Fundamentally Shaped By Both His Past And The Game He Loves, In A Way That No Previous Book Has. I ve never read any books about football, football coaches, or programs in general The only two I have ever been interested enough in have been Alabama and Auburn, and my entire life I ve grown up with the history and news around those programs I feel like I already knowthan I want to, so why do I need to read a book But when this popped up on NetGalley I immediately requested it and was hyped when I got approved.Coach Saban came onto my radar when he was at LSU Hardmode SEC West , bu I ve never read any books about football, football coaches, or programs in general The only two I have ever been interested enough in have been Alabama and Auburn, and my entire life I ve grown up with the history and news around those programs I feel like I already knowthan I want to, so why do I need to read a book But when this popped up on NetGalley I immediately requested it and was hyped when I got approved.Coach Saban came onto my radar when he was at LSU Hardmode SEC West , but I didn t really pay a ton of attention to him until he became Bama s coach back in 2007 Being on campus during the last of the Shula years was rough, so when Coach Saban and Miss Terry arrived there was an amazing atmosphere And the subsequent recruiting classes were combed over like crazy I was literally in a class where the teacher interrupted to give us the news when Julio Jones was signed.Hy
Thanks to the author and publisher for allowing me to read an advanced copy for review.First and foremost I am a Bama fan, then a college football fan, and then a Saban fan So I was excited that a new book is being released about this legend.My excitement was a little watered down after realizing that the author had no intention of writing a flattering bio Saban has doneas a college football coach than anyone in the last 8 years He has wongames, wonchampionships, recruited m Thanks to the author and publisher for allowing me to read an advanced copy for review.First and foremost I am a Bama fan, then a college football fan, and then a Saban fan So I was excited that a new book is being released about this legend.My excitement was a little watered down after realizing that the author had no intention of writing a flattering bio Saban has doneas a college football coach than anyone in the last 8 years He has wongames, woncha
Geez I hate Bama, but you can t dispute this guy s success Great unauthorized biography The man is beast. Always fascinated by someone who can be successful in different places, so you ve got to respect Saban s track record As to the book, not so much The highlight of a book like this should be making the games come alive, and the author tips his hand so clumsily every time that you always know what is coming, and the re telling is flat The bigger questions of the whole out of control college football environment aren t really addressed The author kind of assumes that what is will always be As Always fascinated by someone who can be successful in different places, so you ve got to respe
While I m not a fan of the Alabama Crimson Tide or Nick Saban, I love college football and good biographies, so this book was right up my alley Monte Burke does farthan just give a rundown of Nick Saban s coaching career he lets you see Saban the person, with all of his genius, drive, and many flaws Burke has a theory of what drives Nick Saban a passionate quest for unattainable perfection, instilled in him by his father, who who could never entirely please This biography doesn t get While I m not a fan of the Alabama Crimson Tide or Nick Saban, I love college
An excellent read here to start off the football season If you ve ever wondered how a coach can be so dominant and make so much money, this is an insightful look into the world of football coaching.Besides the general view of coaching, however, comes Saban and his idiosyncratic methods and experiences I have never been an Alabama fan and I wouldn t call myself a Saban fan either But this book has helped me to look at his coach
I d rather read about college football than watch it at this point. Here s an alternate title Sympathy for the Devil. If you love college football, you ll love this book Unless, of course, you can t stand Nick Saban Here s the story of a man who could never please his father Never satisfied with success, Saban is a fascinating study in internal contrasts He is also the catalyst of change in college football Follow his story, and you ll understand the exponential rise in college coaching salaries You ll also get an insider s look at recruiting and college rivalries Since he s spent time in the NFL, there
It s difficult to believe an unauthorized biography when the author gets a major, well known detail wrong It sounds trite, but it is a very bad error for a non fiction biography The author, in a footnote says that Bama won its fifth of six national championships

<Epub> ❦ Saban  Author Monte Burke – Rarefishingbooks.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 352 pages
  • Saban
  • Monte Burke
  • 05 January 2018
  • 1476789932