On Rocky Top: A Front-Row Seat to the End of an Era eBook
- Kindle Edition
- 364 pages
- On Rocky Top: A Front-Row Seat to the End of an Era
- Clay Travis
- 10 October 2016 Clay Travis
❮Download❯ ➹ On Rocky Top: A Front-Row Seat to the End of an Era ➾ Author Clay Travis – Buyprobolan50.co.uk There is no college football team zealous and competitive than the University of Tennessee VolunteersWhen Clay Travis acclaimed author of Dixieland Delight decided to spend the 2008 season up close an There is no college Top: A PDF ↠ football team zealous and competitive than the University of Tennessee VolunteersWhen Clay Travis acclaimed author of Dixieland Delight decided to spend the season up close and personal with UT football hethought he was in for a rollicking ride with one of On Rocky Kindle - the leading contenders for the national title After all when the Vols kicked off the season on September the defending SEC East champions were ranked th in the country As head coach Phillip Fulmer prepared for the game he reflected upon a coaching career that included an astounding victories two SEC championships and a national title With years at UT under his belt as both a player and coach the Tennessee native had just signed a contract extension that projected to keep him at the university long enough to become the Rocky Top: A Front-Row Seat PDF or winningest coach in program historyBut when the Volunteers lost their season opener and the losses continued to mount it became clear that was going to be a season on the brink for UT football By Rocky Top: A Front-Row Seat PDF or December the team had suffered its second worst season ever and Fulmer the most beloved and recognized man in Tennessee had been firedBased on exclusive interviews with Fulmer UT athletic director Mike Hamilton university boosters team personnel players and their families and fans On Rocky Top recounts in vivid detail how a season of promise tragically ended an era of college football Enlivening the narrative is a diverse cast of supporting characters including year old Good Time Charlie Harris who has driven the UT big rig for almost years; star running back Arian Foster a fifth year senior striving to become the all time leading rusher in Volunteer history; and multimillionaire booster John Thunder Thornton who defended Fulmer till the end A lifelong Volunteer fan whose grandfather played for the team during the s Travis reports from the locker room to the sideline and has created a fascinating and loving chronicle of an impassioned state a celebrated football culture a beloved coach and the sensational collapse of a once mighty juggernaut.