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Echoes of Texas Football
Echoes of Texas Football

Echoes of Texas Football

The Greatest Stories Ever Told
By Triumph Books, Foreword by James Street

Echoes of…

SPORTS & RECREATION

192 Pages, 5.5 x 8.5

Formats: Cloth, EPUB, Mobipocket, PDF

Cloth, $19.95 (US $19.95) (CA $21.95)

ISBN 9781572437630

Rights: WOR

Triumph Books (Sep 2006)

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Overview

With the popularity of Texas football across the country at its height, this account details the roots of the Longhorns’ glory, their modern-day triumphs, and everything in between for the legions of Texas fans everywhere. The book goes back in time to the early years of Texas football and traces its footsteps to becoming a powerhouse on the college football scene, recounting the greatest moments in the team's lore and covering the intense rivalries with Oklahoma and Texas A&M.

Author Biography

Triumph Books is a leader in quality and innovation in sports publishing. In 2000, Triumph Books launched Triumph Books Entertainment, a specialty pop culture and current events imprint. James Street is a former quarterback for the University of Texas. He was undefeated as a starting quarterback and led the team to a winning Cotton Bowl Classic in 1970 and being named National Champions. He was also a pitcher for the university and played in three winning Conference Championships games. He lives in Austin, Texas.

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Press Releases

For more than 100 years, Texas Longhorn football established its presence on the national radar as one of the most popular programs in collegiate athletics with the fifth winningest program in all of college football. Fresh off the Longhorns’ run to their fourth national championship on the legs and right arm of Vince Young, the popularity of Texas football across the country has never been greater.

Echoes of Texas Football details the roots of the Longhorns’ glory, their modern-day triumphs and everything in between for the legions of Texas fans everywhere.

Stitching together the best columns ever written from the best columnists, Echoes of Texas Football goes back in time to the early years of Texas football and traces its footsteps to becoming a powerhouse on the college football scene. Echoes of Texas Football not only recounts the greatest moments in Texas lore, it also covers the intense rivalries with Oklahoma and Texas A&M and tracks the chronological progression of sports writing styles from the esoteric to the ultra-modern.

The Texas football program has prevailed in 800 games since 1893, the biggest of which are written about in Echoes of Texas Football, with anecdotes and accounts from such Longhorn icons as:

¨ Vince Young            ¨ James Street                       ¨ Ricky Williams

¨ Earl Campbell         ¨ Darrell Royal                      ¨ Bobby Layne

¨ Cedric Benson         ¨ Freddie Jo Steinmark         ¨ Mack Brown

Whether you followed the 1963 national champions or the 2005 national champions, whether your hero was Earl Campbell or Ricky Williams, Echoes of Texas Football hooks ’em all together. Their stories are waiting for you, as told by the most outstanding voices of the Texas program across the ages and guaranteed to enhance your passion for Longhorn football.

No other book this fall captures the scope and detail across the years that Echoes of Texas Football offers the casual or diehard fan.