Barnhart’s love of the pigskin began in 1965 when he watched the first
televised game between Georgia and Alabama.
Georgia won 18-17 and second-year coach Vince Dooley beat legendary
This book is Barnhart’s dream project capturing the traditions,
passions and history of college football in the South.
Jackson, the voice of college football for ABC, wrote the foreword, which
gives insight to the magic of the game and what it teaches society.
Fried Football gives the chronological history of the game and a
trivia dictionary of southern football terms.
Profiles of players and coaches as well as articles on historic
games are enough to make a football couch potato cry.
He or she could even learn enough to try out for a sports trivia
game on ESPN.
favorite was the chapter on “Game Day”.
Barnhart takes you to each college with that school’s symbols,
nicknames, key locations, fight songs, and legends.
“Great Rivalries” explores the passion of opposing traditions.
Barnhart offers a chronological history of the rivalries and which
school is leading the record battle at this time.
also pays homage to “The Voices” of college football from Georgia’s
Larry Munson to North Carolina’s Woody Durham.
will make you want to set up a tailgate party in the living room as the
gang gathers to watch the bowl games.
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