Lone Stars by Mike Lupica

Clay’s coach said you can’t play football scared. Well, that wasn’t exactly the way Coach Monty Cooper—Coach Coop—said it in his South Texas accent. He said you cain’t play football scared, and to never forget that, because he never had. Coach Coop said a lot of things, about football and life and Texas, mostly about […]

Football Fever Forever! Football Fiction for Young Adults

I admire when a YA author can take real life, sensitive issues and write them with care.  Here is a list of realistic fiction set with football as the backdrop. I enjoyed every single one of these books. ENJOY! Jake Cullen is a freshman quarterback playing high school football in the high-pressure land of Friday Night […]