New book tells the inspiring story of Auburn University’s most memorable football team – then and now
Jeff Miller announces the release of Teammates for Life
DESOTA, TEXAS, November 22, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Jeff Miller announces its return to the publishing scene with the release of Teammates for Life: The Inspiring Story of Auburn University The Incredible, Unforgettable and Absolutely Amazing Football Team of 1972 Then and Now” (Archway Publishing) This story Auburn University the underrated 1972 Auburn Tigers football team that rallied to incredibly upset the undefeated Alabama Crimson Tide on two blocked punts and have been coming to each other’s aid ever since.
The Tigers were projected to fall into the bottom half of the Southeastern Conference standings after losing quarterback Pat Sullivan1971 Heisman Trophy winner and All-American wide receiver Terry Beasley. They had just five offensive plays early in their opening game. However, Auburn proved its critics wrong all year long, ending an incredible season with a stunning upset Alabama, returning two blocked punts for touchdowns in the final minutes of the game. Instead of finishing sixth in the SEC, the team finished fifth in the nation!
The Amazins, as they were nicknamed, benefited from the bonds they formed during grueling winter training and two-day exercises in August under unrelenting Alabama the sun Fifty years later, the Amazons still find strength in each other, facing new challenges as lifelong teammates.
“Anyone who likes a good underdog story will enjoy this book. But the book continues through the years to show how devoted those 1972 Tigers became to each other after they played their last football game,” says Miller. “I hope Auburn football fans and sports fans in general will enjoy it — and even Alabama fans can appreciate — the story of the 1972 Tigers, for what they accomplished against the odds on the football field at that time and what they have meant to each other and done for each other since.” For more information about the book, please visit https://www.archwaypublishing.com/en/bookstore/bookdetails/832752-teammates-for-life
“Commanders for Life: An Inspirational Story.” Auburn University The Incredible, Unforgettable and Absolutely Amazing Football Team of 1972 Then and Now”
Pa Jeff Miller
Hardcover | 6 x 9 inches | 450 pages | ISBN 9781665729017
Paperback | 6 x 9 inches | 450 pages | ISBN 9781665729000
E-book | 450 pages | ISBN 9781665729024
Available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble
About the author
Jeff Miller appears Auburn University alumnus who has written about college football for publications in the Alabama, Florida and Texas. His work has also been published by ESPN.com, and he has served as an editor for The Athletic and CBSSports.com. Among his previous seven books is Going Long, an oral history of the American Football League in the 1960s, a little-known account of the racial integration of major college football in Texas (“The Game Changed”) and an inside look at eight West Point seniors from the winless 2003 football team who then went to war (“Football Fields and Battlefields”).
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