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The Game That Almost Broke Me
by Tavarski "Taz" Wallace

Overview


The Game That Almost Broke Me is the inspirational story of Tavarski Wallace, an ambitious player in the game of achieving a spot in the NFL, and a resilient player in the turbulent, challenging, and sometimes unfair game of life. The intriguing evolution of "Taz" Wallace is remarkable in this book-long journey, which is marked by milestones of overcoming adversity – from resolving struggles academically, supporting his hard-working single mother, to ultimately managing the unforgiving politics of professional football, Taz Wallace's story is uplifting and inspiring.
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Description


The Game That Almost Broke Me is the inspirational story of Tavarski Wallace, an ambitious player in the game of achieving a spot in the NFL, and a resilient player in the turbulent, challenging, and sometimes unfair game of life. The intriguing evolution of "Taz" Wallace is remarkable in this book-long journey, which is marked by milestones of overcoming adversity – from resolving struggles academically, supporting his hard-working single mother, to ultimately managing the unforgiving politics of professional football, Taz Wallace's story is uplifting and inspiring. From modest beginnings in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Taz documents a series of key relationships which shaped him as an individual and helped fuel his dreams of becoming a linebacker in the NFL. With unrelenting persistence every step of the way, the experiences, failures, and surprising successes of Taz in The Game That Almost Broke Me prove how the American Dream can dramatically transform with time, and may even become something entirely different in the end.
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About the author


Taz Wallace ended his Adrian College career as the most prolific defensive player in NCAA Division III history. His career average of 13.41 tackles-per-game is a Division III record and ranks second all-time in any division. His school record 429 career stops eclipsed the previous mark by 140 tackles. He served as a team captain and was the squad's most valuable player three times, while earning multiple All-American honors, All-MIAA honors and additional national recognition. He was also a participant in the East Coast and Magnolia Bowls in 2006. His time on and off the field inspired him to write The Game That Almost Broke Me, a chronicle of his career as an NCAA player and what came after.
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Book details

Genre:SPORTS & RECREATION

Subgenre:Coaching / Football

Language:English

Pages:98

Format:Paperback

Paperback ISBN:9781543932041


Overview


The Game That Almost Broke Me is the inspirational story of Tavarski Wallace, an ambitious player in the game of achieving a spot in the NFL, and a resilient player in the turbulent, challenging, and sometimes unfair game of life. The intriguing evolution of "Taz" Wallace is remarkable in this book-long journey, which is marked by milestones of overcoming adversity – from resolving struggles academically, supporting his hard-working single mother, to ultimately managing the unforgiving politics of professional football, Taz Wallace's story is uplifting and inspiring.

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Description


The Game That Almost Broke Me is the inspirational story of Tavarski Wallace, an ambitious player in the game of achieving a spot in the NFL, and a resilient player in the turbulent, challenging, and sometimes unfair game of life. The intriguing evolution of "Taz" Wallace is remarkable in this book-long journey, which is marked by milestones of overcoming adversity – from resolving struggles academically, supporting his hard-working single mother, to ultimately managing the unforgiving politics of professional football, Taz Wallace's story is uplifting and inspiring. From modest beginnings in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Taz documents a series of key relationships which shaped him as an individual and helped fuel his dreams of becoming a linebacker in the NFL. With unrelenting persistence every step of the way, the experiences, failures, and surprising successes of Taz in The Game That Almost Broke Me prove how the American Dream can dramatically transform with time, and may even become something entirely different in the end.

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About the author


Taz Wallace ended his Adrian College career as the most prolific defensive player in NCAA Division III history. His career average of 13.41 tackles-per-game is a Division III record and ranks second all-time in any division. His school record 429 career stops eclipsed the previous mark by 140 tackles. He served as a team captain and was the squad's most valuable player three times, while earning multiple All-American honors, All-MIAA honors and additional national recognition. He was also a participant in the East Coast and Magnolia Bowls in 2006. His time on and off the field inspired him to write The Game That Almost Broke Me, a chronicle of his career as an NCAA player and what came after.
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