Breaking the Line

Breaking the Line

The Season in Black College Football That Transformed the Sport and Changed the Course of Civil Rights

Book - 2013
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Breaking the line tells the historic saga of the battle for the 1967 black college championship, culminating in a riveting, excruciating close contest. Samuel G. Freedman traces the rise of these four leaders and their teammates as they storm through the season. Together they helped compel the segregated colleges of the South to integrate their teams and redefined who could play quarterback in the NFL, who could be a head coach, and who could run a franchise as general manager.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2013.
Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9781439189771
1439189773
Branch Call Number: 796.332 F875
Characteristics: xii, 318 pages, sixteen unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm

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