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Paul Brown: The Man Who Invented Modern Football
Paul Brown The Man Who Invented Modern Football Author:George Cantor Paul Brown: The Man Who Invented Modern Football is the first full-length biography of the legendary head coach of the Cleveland Browns. While working his way from high school coach to Pro Football Hall of Famer, Brown set forth a blueprint for the modern game. As the first coach to, among many other accomplishments, scout opponents through game... more » films, call plays from the sideline, and systemize the college draft, Brown finessed the sport into a more precise science. His teams rarely disappointed, and he created a winning dynasty in Cleveland, coaching the Browns to three NFL championships and four AAFC titles. Based on extensive research and original interviews with former player and others, this book examines in absorbing detail Paul Brown's profound influence on the game.« less
If you love football and don't know who Paul Brown was, you had better read this book. If you do know, or if you love the Cleveland Browns, then you will really enjoy this. It's an enjoyable football history, full of the well-known names and greats, as well as many of the "little guys" who contributed to the game as we know it today. Would make a great gift book too!