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The Georgia Bulldogs Playbook
The Georgia Bulldogs Playbook

The Georgia Bulldogs Playbook

Inside the Huddle for the Greatest Plays in Bulldogs History
By Patrick Garbin, Foreword by Charley Trippi

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272 Pages, 5.5 x 8.5

Formats: Trade Paper, Mobipocket, EPUB, PDF

Trade Paper, $16.95 (US $16.95) (CA $18.95)

ISBN 9781629371221

Rights: WOR

Triumph Books (Sep 2015)

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A detailed breakdown of the most memorable moments in Georgia football For serious football fans wanting to relive the most unforgettable, extraordinary, and gut-wrenching moments in the University of Georgia's football history, this account explores the team's greatest plays, providing context, back story, relevant circumstances, and comments from those directly involved in each play. Photos help reanimate memories, including the "onside kick" against Notre Dame in the Sugar Bowl in 1981, David Pollack's strip of the football against South Carolina in 2002, Belue-to-Scott for 93 yards to defeat rival Florida, Fran Tarkenton's fourth down touchdown pass in 1959, and "excessive celebration" in 2007. A one-of-a-kind book, The Georgia Bulldogs Playbook is a must-have keepsake for any fan of the school's football team.

Author Biography

Patrick Garbin is regarded as an authority and historian of college football and is a freelance sports writer. His articles have been featured in local newspapers and magazines. He is the author of About Them Dawgs! and "Then Vince Said to Herschel . . . " He lives in Snellville, Georgia. Charley Trippi is a former Hall of Fame halfback and quarterback for the Chicago Cardinals, now known as the Arizona Cardinals, of the National Football League. As a student at the University of Georgia, he was a two-time All-American selection, the Most Valuable Player in the 1943 Rose Bowl, recipient of the Maxwell Award, and played during a national championship season. He lives in Athens, Georgia.

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The Georgia Bulldogs Playbook: Inside the Huddle for the Greatest Plays in Bulldogs History

By Patrick Garbin / Foreword by Charley Trippi

 

Contact: Olivia Aguilar, Triumph Books, 312.676.4238, o.aguilar@triumphbooks.com



With one of the richest and most fascinating histories in college football, the Georgia Bulldogs have endless stories about the coaches and players who built the reputation behind the team. Every fall, fans head to Sanford Stadium to sing along to “Glory, Glory” and cheer on the Bulldogs.  

 

College football historian and Bulldogs expert Patrick Garbin has compiled the most memorable moments in Georgia Bulldogs football in The Georgia Bulldogs Playbook: Inside the Huddle for the Greatest Plays in Bulldogs History (Triumph Books, September 2015). Unlike other chronicles of the team, this book focuses on the greatest plays along with detailed player formations for each play. Highlights of the book include:

 

  • A look at November 13, 1982 when Georgia won their third consecutive SEC title after Jeff Sanchez and Ronnie Harris broke up Auburn’s fourth-down pass attempt in the end zone
  • Player profiles of the Kelly Brothers, Bill Herron, Lindsay Scott and others
  • January 1, 1981: Misplayed kickoff in Sugar Bowl win over Notre Dame
  • Context, back story, relevant circumstances and comments from players who were involved in each play
  • Never-before-seen photographs reanimate memories of teams over the years

 

The Georgia Bulldogs Playbook: Inside the Huddle for the Greatest Plays in Bulldogs History is the best compilation of the team’s most groundbreaking plays throughout the years and is a great resource for fans who want to reflect on the Bulldogs’ unique history.

 

About the Author:

Patrick Garbin is regarded as an authority and historian of college football and is a freelance sports writer. He also serves as the UGA football Beat Writer for DAWGTIME.com. He is the author of nine books, including About Them Dawgs! and Then Vince Said to Herschel . . . He is a UGA graduate and lives in the Athens, Georgia, area.

 

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