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Courage Beyond the Game A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Of 2011 Title Jim Dent, The Award Winning, New York Times Bestselling Author Of The Junction Boys, Returns With A Powerful Texas Story Which Transcends College Football, Displaying The Courage And Determination Of One Of The Game S Most Valiant Players.Freddie Steinmark Was An Under Sized But Scrappy Young Man When He Arrived In Austin As A Freshman At The University Of Texas In 1967 Despite The Pronouncement By Many Coaches That He Was Too Small To Play Football At The College Level, Freddie Was A Tenacious Competitor Who Vowed To Start Every Game As A Varsity Longhorn.By The Start Of The 1969 Season, Freddie Was Making His Mark On The College Gridiron And National Stage As UT S Star Safety, But He D Also Developed A Crippling Pain In His Thigh That Worried His High School Sweetheart, Linda Despite The Increasingly Debilitating Pain, Freddie Continued To Play Throughout The Season, Helping The Longhorns To Rip Through Opponents Like Pulpwood His Final Game Was For The National Championship At The End Of 1969, When The Longhorns Rallied To Beat Arkansas In A Legendary Game That Has Become Known As The Game Of The Century Tragically, Bone Cancer Took Freddie Off The Field When Nothing Else Could But Nothing Could Extinguish His Irrepressible Spirit Or Keep Him Away From The Game Although His Struggle With Cancer Would Be Short Lived, Freddie S Fight Would Inspire The Nation As Well As Thousands Of Cancer Victims, Earning Him A Special Citation From President Richard Nixon Today, A Photo Of Freddie Hangs In The Tunnel At Darrell K Royal Texas Memorial Stadium, Where Players Touch It Before Games En Route To The Field With This Moving Story, A Brian S Song For College Football, Jim Dent Once Again Brings Readers To Cheers And Tears With A Truly American Tale Of Resolution And Bravery In The Face Of The Worst Odds.Praise For Courage Beyond The Game Dent The Junction Boys, 2001 Brings Steinmark To Life Through Interviews With Friends, Teammates, And Coaches, Who Confirm That He Was Every Bit The All American Boy Dent Doesn T Oversell This Inspirational Story In The Brian S Song Mold In The End, Readers May Feel They Ve Met An Extraordinary Young Man And, Though It S Been 40 Years Since He Died, Mourn His Passing Booklist Jim Dent, Dadgum Him, Keeps Writing Books I Wish I D Written Like The Junction Boys And Twelve Mighty Orphans, To Name Two Now Here He Comes With Another Terrific Effort, Courage Beyond The Game, The Story Of The Most Courageous Kid To Ever Pull On A Football Suit If You Pick It Up, It S Guaranteed To Pick You Up Dan Jenkins, Author Of Semi Tough And Dead Solid Perfect Jim Dent Is A World Class Story Teller, And In Freddie Steinmark S Courageous And Triumphant Fight To Be A Man Of Substance, He S Found A Tale Worthy Of His Ample Talents Dent Will Bring Tears To Your Eyes, And Steinmark S Example Will Make You Want To Be A Better Person Joe Drape, New York Times Bestselling Author Of Our Boys A Perfect Season On The Plains With The Smith Center Redmen You Will Cheer And You Will Weep As You Read Jim Dent S Irresistible Rendering Of One Of The Great Real Life Dramas In College Football History Dent Has Brought Plenty Of Tough Guys To Life In His Other Books, But Little Freddie Steinmark Surely Ranks As The Toughest Dent Has Brilliantly Re Cast A Longhorn Legend I Could Not Put Courage Beyond The Game Down John Eisenberg, Author Of That First Season How Vince Lombardi Took The Worst Team In The NFL And Set It On The Path To Glory, And Cotton Bowl Days Growing Up With Dallas And The Cowboys In The 1960s Freddie Steinmark S Story Will Inspire You And Make You Cry, And Jim Dent Has Told It Better Than Anyone In Courage Beyond The Game Jim S Eye For Detail And Gifted Writing Will Take You Back To Another Place And Time, And A New Generation Of College Football Fans Will Learn Why Freddie Lives Forever In The Hearts Of Those He Touched In His Brief Life Richard Justice, Lead Sports Columnist For The Houston Chronicle Courage Beyond The Game Is A Wonderful Book Whose Protagonist, The Doomed University Of Texas Safety Freddie Steinmark, Delivers Just What The Title Promises Veteran Sports Author Jim Dent Infuses A Narrative Whose Ending We All Know With Depth, Tenderness, And Unexpected Insights His Steinmark Could Have Easily Been A Cardboard Saint Instead The Steinmark We Meet Is Intensely Human, Inspirational, Funny And Utterly Unforgettable This Was A Book I Couldn T Put Down Bill Livingston, Cleveland Plain Dealer Sports Columnist Jim Dent Once Again Proves His Mastery Of The Way Football Felt And Sounded In The Days Of Texas And The Southwest Conference His Inspirational Portrait Of Freddie Steinmark Takes Us Back To A Purer Time Mark Whicker, Orange Country Register Sports Columnist Freddie Steinmark Defined College Football With His Unquenchable Thirst For Life, Unbridled Spirit Through Adversity, And Rare Passion For The Game He Lived To Play Jim Dent Can Tell A Story Life Like Few Others And Brought This Must Read, Must Be Told Account Back To Life For All To Relish With His Riveting, Gut Wrenching Book, Courage Beyond The Game Kirk Bohls, Austin American Statesman Sports Columnist

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  • Hardcover
  • 304 pages
  • Courage Beyond the Game
  • Jim Dent
  • English
  • 04 June 2017
  • 0312652852

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10 thoughts on “Courage Beyond the Game

  1. says:

    I never met Freddie but I was 8 years old when he joined our church here in Austin He, along with many other Catholic UT football players, lived in the parish rectory with then Father Fred Bomar That era funny enough was very memorable for me I wondered to myself Why does Father Bomar s homilies always include football I have a tiny memory of Freddie Steinmark s presence, he was young and very attract...

  2. says:

    Freddie Steinmark was an undersized football player with a lot of potential if you ask Darryl K Royal Midway through his senior year he had no scholarship offers His dad has always wanted him it go to Norte Dame and while his dad keeps calling schools to check on their interest in Freddie, all said he was too small During that time, Texas is recruiting one of his teammates and as they are watching his friend s film, they noticed little Freddie They both take a visit to Austin, Texas where c Freddie Steinmark was...

  3. says:

    How is it possible to read another book about football Well, it is possible if the book is written by Jim Dent and tells the story of a UT football legend It is easy to feel like you know Freddie Steinmark and his UT team...

  4. says:

    In the novel it basically covers an incredible story about a young man from Wheat Ridge, Colorado who accomplishes the unheard of by getting a division 1 scholarship to the University of Texas for football being only 5 9 It describes how well of a really just a human being he was and how great he was to everyone even though he was very prosperous in the game of football His humbility went a very long way with people so when shockingly, he came down with cancer, the world was devastated that In the novel it basically covers an incredible story about a young man from Wheat Ridge, Colorado who accomplishes the unheard of by getting a division 1 scholarship to the University of Texas for football being only 5 9 It ...

  5. says:

    I thought this was one of theinteresting sports novels, but I did not like how the middle pictures had the ending I knew it but it still felt wrong.

  6. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Freddie is diagnosed with bone cancer in his leg he has to have it amputated and his friends and family help him get better he is better in time to walk onto the field with his team when they are in the Cotton Bowl.

  7. says:

    In preparation for the soon to be released motion picture, My All American , I wanted to re familiarize myself with the details of the story of Freddie Steinmark, a story well known in the time and place it occurred.This is a well written book that will help those unfamiliar with this young man to learn why he is rightfully a legend in University of Texas Longhorn lore He was a critical cog in one of the best college football teams of the time, Darrell Royal s 1968 69 team that won the nationa In preparation for the soon to be released motion picture, My All American , I wanted to re familiarize myself with the details of the story of Freddie Steinmark, a story well known in the time and place it occurred.This is a well written book that will help those unfamiliar with this young man to learn why he is rightfully a legend in University of Texas Longhorn lore He was a critical cog in one of the best college football teams of the time, Darrell Royal s 1968 69 team that won the national championship in 1969 with two thrilling games against Arkansas and Notre Dame More than that, his is an inspiring story of will and determination in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds, not limited to, but including his final battle with cancer.Seeing the names again of all the players, including Freddie...

  8. says:

    1 Jim Dent is one of my favorite author s and I always look forward to reading this latest effort Courage Beyond the Game did not disappoint I m a big college football fan, but I had never heard of Freddie Steinmark His story is inspirational an undersized football player from Colorado he is offered only one scholarship to the University of Texas Freddie s attitude and effort along with his talent makes him the starting safe...

  9. says:

    Another very good book by author Jim Dent and this one will make you cry a little A story about a courageous young man, Freddie Steinmark, who played football well for the University of Texas despite being undersized When reading this book think Rudy meets Brian s Song Very good descriptive storytelling of Steinmark s life by Dent, who also wrote the epic 12 Mighty Orphans and Junction Boys This book talks about Steinmark s entire life but focuses on his days in high school and at Texa Another very good book b...

  10. says:

    A straight froward read about the life of Freddie Steinmark, a Colorado native who went on to be an All American DB at Texas in the late 60 s He played the whole National Championship season with a pain in his leg that he later discovered was bone cancer The reader gets a full picture of Freddie s life, including childhood, high school football, college football, and his relationship with Linda Wheeler The author does a good job of not just giving you the details on Freddie, but also on the p A straight froward read about the life of Freddie Steinmark, a Colorado native who went on to be an ...

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