Naturally, the combination of Bellard and Pickett joining forces makes this book a must for my library.
In , I met one who literally changed the game of football. Emory Bellard, with his concepts of the wishbone, changed how the game was played across the country. Elements of Emory's offense were implemented by coaches at every level.
In addition to his creative mind, Emory was one of the great teachers of the game and developers of young men. Working for Emory was one of the great influences of my career. I bought the book as a gift and haven't yet gotten one for myself. I don't need to read it. I already know he's a fine man.
Emory Bellard is a great inspiration in my life. I lived many events in this book and I loved seeing his view of things that transpired during this time. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Coach Bellard was a brilliant football mind. This book contains a little insight into the man as well as a little football x and o's. Pickett has done an excellent job of presenting both.
This is an important book for any coach or a want to be a coach to read. Went to school with Emory down in South Texas. He died last year but will be remembered for many years to come. Coach Bellard was truly the "Coaches Coach. See all 11 reviews.
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On November 1, , the largest crowd in Mississippi history witnessed the Bullies defeating the top-ranked Tide at Memorial Stadium in Jackson. Two teams that ran the triple-option offense and played stout defense played their hearts out that day.
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