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The Ohio State University Football Vault

Buckeye Reflections

High-quality 7 X 10 hardcover book, all in color, that will describe a myriad of outstanding, unusual, and humorous happenings from Ohio State’s great tradition. Most of these 300+ “stories” are little known to even the most ardent Buckeye fans. It will be the first publication of its kind to portray the “human interest” component of the Scarlet and Gray. The authors believe it is important to document these cherished anecdotes that are an integral part of the vast Ohio State tradition. Retail $34.95. High quality 80# paper.

In addition to the six former players who provided the Introduction and Foreword, Park and Zappala interviewed Jim Tressel, Urban Meyer, numerous former players, Retired Band Director Paul Droste, Shelley Graf (first female drum major), Emily Moor (first female Brutus), Butch Moore (Buckeye Boosters), Bruce Peterson (QB Club), and numerous other people connected with Ohio State football.

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The Ohio State University Football Vault

The Ohio State University Football Vault

The “Vault” is a distinctive scrapbook of Buckeye. Contains 144 full color
12" x 10" pages, plus removable reproduced program covers, tickets, playbooks, and other memorabilia. Many never before published photographs and sketches. This exceptional publication comes in a collector’s box and is signed by the author. Foreword by Head Coach Jim Tressel and Afterword by two-time Heisman Trophy winner Archie Griffin. Highest volume of sales for a book of its type ever published by Whitman Publishing.

The Ohio State Football Encyclopedia

The Official Ohio State Football Encyclopedia

Ohio State is one of college football's most fabled programs. The “Encyclopedia” describes the tradition and rich history of Ohio State football, and the coaches and players who made it happen --- Chic Harley, Archie Griffin, Vic Janowicz, Les Horvath, Bill Willis, Woody Hayes, Sid Gillman, Earle Bruce, John Cooper, Jim Tressel, Hopalong Cassady, Eddie George, Troy Smith - the list goes on and on. Includes the schedule and scores for each season, beginning with 1890. Special section with many colored photographs from the 2002 National Championship season. Foreword by ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit and Reflection by College Hall of Fame member Jim Houston.

The Great Tradition

Ohio State Football... The Great Tradition

Jack's first book examines the tradition and storied history of Ohio State Football against each of the other Big Ten teams. Includes chapters highlighting non-conference and bowl games. “Halftime” section includes many short anecdotes of humorous, unusual, and outstanding happenings. Foreword by two-time Heisman Trophy winner Archie Griffin.

 

 

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