As a member of the freshman football team at State University, Chip Hilton encounters cliques, rivalries, and a conspiracy by the Booster Association to favor some players over others.
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As fall arrives and the new school year begins, Chip Hilton and his friends from Valley High get their first taste of college football. Years of dreams and discipline have led to this golden opportunity-playing on the freshman squad at State University. But when the boys are confronted with a shocking, unseemly situation, they suddenly realize the dark side to competing in the big time. It's a story packed with intrigue, suspense, and classic sports adventures as Soapy Smith, Biggie Cohen, and Speed Morris join with Chip to toss the pigskin and catch the spirit of life at State U.
The Chip Hilton Series has inspired and influenced young people for more than five decades. Now, today's youth can gain lasting values following the adventures of Chip Hilton, the sport-loving hero who will capture their hears and direct them toward developing strong determination and character.