20 Secrets to Success for NCAA Student-Athletes Who Won’t Go Pro · By Rick Burton, Jake Hirshman, Norm O’Reilly, Andy Dolich, and Heather Lawrence · Foreword by Oliver Luck · Afterword by Pat O’Conner

The vast majority of student-athletes dreaming of athletic stardom won’t make it to the pros. Yet, the discipline and skills they’ve developed while balancing a sport and academics make them ideally suited for satisfying careers elsewhere.

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Alternative Models of Sports Development in America · Solutions to a Crisis in Education and Public Health · By B. David Ridpath · Foreword by Tom Farrey

In the United States, the entanglement of sports and education has persisted for over a century. Multimillion-dollar high school football stadiums, college coaches whose salaries are many times those of their institutions’ presidents, psychological and educational tolls on student-athletes, and high-profile academic scandals are just symptoms of a system that has come under increasing fire.

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All the Way to #1 · The Story of the Greatest High School Football National Championship Teams of the 20th Century · By Timothy L. Hudak and John R. Pflug Jr.

The 20th century was the defining era of high school football, and during that time a select group of programs across the country solidified their reputations as the nation’s greatest. These programs—with legendary coaches like Paul Brown, Wright Bazemore, Gerry Faust, and Bob Ladouceur—produced national championship teams at schools with names like Massillon, Valdosta, Moeller, and De La Salle. But which of these teams was the greatest?

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Home and Away · The Rise and Fall of Professional Football on the Banks of the Ohio, 1919–1934 · By Carl M. Becker

A history of semiprofessional football clubs in Ohio — the Ironton Tanks, the Portsmouth Spartans, and others — and an intimate study of how the citizens and organizations that made up these cities worked to put themselves on the map.

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