On Rocky Top (Paperback)
A Front-Row Seat to the End of an Era
It Books, 9780061719271, 341pp.
Publication Date: August 10, 2010
-- Jeff Pearlman, New York Times bestselling author of Boys Will Be Boys and The Bad Guys Won Part Season on the Brink, part Fever Pitch, On Rocky Top is a rollicking, all-access pass to the rough-and-tumble world of University of Tennessee football. The book chronicles the 2008 season, during which the team suffered its second worst record ever and Head Coach Phil Fulmer, the most beloved and recognized man in Tennessee, was fired. Author of Dixieland Delight, Clay Travis offers a fascinating inside look at the inner workings of a major college sports program, and chronicles a season of promise that went terribly wrong, ending a long, fabled era.
Praise For On Rocky Top: A Front-Row Seat to the End of an Era…
“Clay Travis’s On Rocky Top is the best book on college football I’ve read in a generation. A truly masterful look at the passion, intensity and--quite often--insanity of America’s unofficial national pastime. If you love college football, you’ll love this book.”
-Jeff Pearlman, New York Times bestselling author of Boys Will Be Boys and The Bad Guys Won!
“On Rocky Top combines the fan’s passion of Fever Pitch with the inside access of A Season on the Brink. The result is a compelling portrait of one of the SEC’s premier football programs—and one of college football’s most beloved coaches. A must-read for every sports fan.”
-Warren St. John, nationally bestselling author of Rammer Jammer Yellow Hammer and Refugees United