By Barry Krauss,Joe M. Moore,Don Shula

No collage has gained extra soccer championships than Alabama, and Barry Krauss performed a key function in a single of them. The linebacker’s fourth down cease of Penn State’s Mike Guman within the Sugar Bowl on January 1, 1979, used to be lately named through ESPN as one of many ten most vital performs of the 20 th century.

 

The aim Line Stand, because the play turned recognized, immortalized Krauss between legions of enthusiasts. greater than twenty-five years later, humans nonetheless inform him precisely what they have been doing and the way they felt whilst he collided in mid-air with Guman that New Year’s Day—and virtually by no means point out his twelve-year occupation within the NFL.

 

In this enjoyable and well-illustrated memoir, Krauss tells of scrimmaging on entrance lawns with pals as a child in Pompano seashore, Florida, and of his adolescence dream to play for Don Shula. He recognizes how trainer endure Bryant tamed his loose spirit and formed him into the soccer player—and the man—he turned. And he emphasizes the significance of group, weaving jointly the private tales of his Alabama teammates at the box throughout the aim Line Stand, and recognizes their major roles in successful the sport and the championship.

 

Ain’t Nothin’ yet a Winner bargains an insider’s examine how a workforce is equipped, proven, and turns into a countrywide champion—and how that strategy occasionally calls upon somebody to upward thrust to the problem awarded by way of his personal own intestine check.

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