Ralph Brooks narrates his life story about three cities where high school football is king. In Eufaula, Dadeville, and Jackson Gap where Brooks grew up and went to school football is a way of life. Each high school game is celebrated and gains the same respect as a college game. The playoffs bring recognition, emotions, and a chance to be remembered. The book's attractive format includes a large number of captioned black-and- white historical photographs. The pictures, illustrate the effect his teachers, coaches, and best friend had on this author life. The book contains personal interviews with Assistant Coach Edward Flemming, Assistant Coach Jimmy Burson, and Head Coach Wayne Keahey. (When Ralph Brooks, a young black man goes out into the world, He never forgets his roots and inspirations. Football and Education re-connect him with the people, who helped make the community, where he grew up, winners, ) states Lora Johnson, Administrative Resource Teacher.
Number Of Pages: 188
Published: 19th January 2006
Dimensions (cm): 22.91 x 15.19 x 1.09
Weight (kg): 0.28