"I Remember Bo. . ."
"I Remember Bo. . ."

"I Remember Bo. . ."

Memories of Michigan's Legendary Coach
By George Cantor


192 Pages, 5.5 x 8.5

Formats: Cloth, PDF, Mobipocket, EPUB

Cloth, $22.95 (US $22.95) (CA $25.95)

ISBN 9781600780073

Rights: WOR

Triumph Books (Oct 2007)


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Offering an exclusive look into the inner workings of the Michigan Wolverines under famed coach Bo Schembechler, this a book takes readers into the huddle and locker room and onto the sidelines of this historic college football program. With unrestricted access into the private world of the players, coaches, and decision makers, I Remember Bo… captures the spirit of the beloved Hall of Fame coach, including details on the real reason why he turned down the multimillion dollar offer from Texas A&M and remained at Michigan in 1982, and the origin of his famous battle cry to his team every time it left a hotel for the game: “Do I have 11? All I need is 11!” Providing a front row seat for the many memories and great stories from the history of Michigan’s football program under the consummate coach’s coach, this unique book is an ideal keepsake for any Wolverine fan.

Author Biography

George Cantor was a writer for Detroit newspapers for more than 40 years. He is the author of more than a dozen books on sports, history, and travel, including The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Detroit Tigers and A Season in the Big House.

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With 13 Big Ten Championships, 17 bowl games and 26 seasons without a losing record, Bo Schembechler ascended to legendary status during his tenure as the University of Michigan’s head football coach. His legacy is ingrained in the minds of fans and foes alike, and now some of his fondest memories of Bo are shared in I Remember Bo: Memories of Michigan’s Legendary Coach.

Perhaps the most intense rivalry in all of college sports is the Michigan-Ohio State duel that takes place to close out the regular season every year, and whose winner typically wins the Big Ten title. Go inside the intensity of the “10-Year War” between Schembechler and his mentor, OSU head coach Woody Hayes.

Some of the most popular of Schembechler’s players and the cream of the coaching crop wrote about their fond memories of his coaching style, persona and philosophy in I Remember Bo, including:

> Dan Dierdorf
> Jamie Morris
> Jim Harbaugh
> Lloyd Carr
> Bobby Bowden
> Ara Parseghian
> Cam Cameron
> Bobby Knight
> John Robinson

Included with I Remember Bo is a commemorative DVD, Vintage Bo. Follow the Wolverines through Coach Schembechler’s memorable third season with the program during the final weeks of their drive to the Rose Bowl in Pasadena.

I Remember Bo is a must-have for all Michigan fans who want to read first-hand accounts from team insiders and relive the highlights and celebrations of Bo’s incredible run with the Wolverine program.

About the Author
George Cantor has been a writer for Detroit newspapers for more than 40 years. He was on the baseball beat when the Tigers won the 1968 World Series and he chronicled the feats of the 1984 Tigers as a news columnist. Cantor has written more than a dozen books on sports, history, and travel as well as appearing frequently on local radio and television. He was also given the honor of throwing out the first pitch in one of the last games played at historic Tiger Stadium. He and his wife, Sherry, live in West Bloomfield, Michigan.