Frantic Francis : how one coach's madness changed football / Brett Perkins

Author(s): Perkins, Brett
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Subjects: Football coaches--United States--Biography
Coaches (Athletics)--United States--Biography
Schmidt, Francis (Francis Albert), 1886-1944
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2009
LC Classification: G, GV
Table of Contents: List of Illustrations
Preface
Introduction: A Man Ahead of His Time
1. Something Stirring on the Prairie 1
2. Frantic Francis 14
3. The Man from Nowhere 58
4. The Open-Game Movement 87
5. Razzle-Dazzle 108
6. The Game 150
7. The Immovable Object 197
8. Slingin' for Dollars 236
9. On the Edge 259
10. Spreading the Message 294
11. The Magic Remains 327
12. The Cost of Odd 356
13. The Final Act 399
14. The Schmidt Effect 409
Epilogue: Schmidt from the Players' View 431
Appendix. Schmidt's Coaching Record 439
Notes 447
Bibliography 483
Index 487
Notes: LCCN: 2009009247
ISBN: 9780803218949 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 080321894X (pbk. : alk. paper)
"Bison books"--Prelim. p
Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description: xvi, 509 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm
OCLC Number: 316232632
ISBN/ISSN: 9780803218949
080321894X

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