Phillip Lindsay: Rise of a Hometown Football Hero
The Inspiring Biography of a Denver, Colorado, Football Star
Phillip Lindsay grew up in the Denver area, cheering on the state's beloved orange-and-blue football team. He dreamed of one day playing in the pros, but no one could imagine the path that awaited him. In high school, he became one of the best players in the state. Yet on the night he broke his father's rushing record, Phillip experienced injury and disappointment. The young running back never gave up. This is a story of determination and perseverance. It is proof that anything is possible with hard work and a winning attitude.
Award-winning author Ryan Jacobson chronicles Phillip's rise from an undrafted football player to one of the best running backs in professional sports. Complete with full-color photographs, this true story will inspire readers of all ages. With sports accounts from high school (Denver South), college (University of Colorado Boulder), and the pros (Denver Broncos), Phillip Lindsay is a must-read for every sports fan in Colorado and beyond. The book was named one of the 24 Best Sports Biography Books of All Time by BookAuthority.
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About the AuthorRyan Jacobson is an award-winning author and presenter. He has written more than 50 titles--from comic books to "choose your path" adventures. He prides himself on writing high-interest books for children and adults alike, so he can talk picture books in kindergarten, ghost stories in high school, and other fun stuff in between. Ryan greatly enjoys sharing his knowledge of writing and book publishing at schools and special events. When he isn't working on books, Ryan likes to build LEGO sets, play board games, and try new restaurants. He lives in rural Minnesota with his wife and two sons, and he has been a lifelong sports fan.
One of the 24 Best Sports Biography Books of All Time.