Do You Love Football? by Jon Gruden
Winning with Heart, Passion, and Not Much Sleep

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When Jon Gruden asks his Tampa Bay Bucs, "Do you love football?!" it's to remind them why they pull on their shoulder pads every Sunday morning. It's not about the money or the fame; it's about their passion for what they do.

And passion is something that has fueled Gruden's entire career. From his college playing days and his climb through the coaching ranks -- from college to assistant coaching jobs with the NFL's elite teams, to his first head coach job with the Oakland Raiders, and finally, with the Tampa Bay Bucs -- his meteoric rise is unparalleled. Underneath it all, though, he's just a humble, hardworking, no-nonsense guy who has no hobbies: "I'm not a scratch golfer. I don't know how to bowl. I can't read the stock market. Hell, I have a hard time remembering my wife's cell phone number. But I can call 'Flip Right Double X Jet 36 Counter Naked Waggle at 7 X Quarter' in my sleep."

Now, in this motivational memoir, Gruden provides insight into what makes him tick. Do You Love Football?! is an intimate look at his life as a player, coach, and head coach, as well as the principles that have made him the hottest coach in the NFL.


About Jon Gruden

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Jon Gruden lives with his wife and three sons in Tampa, FlorJon Gruden lives with his wife and three sons in Tampa, Florida. ida. Carucci is the pro football writer/columnist for The Buffalo News.
Published October 13, 2009 by HarperCollins e-books. 258 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Self Help, Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction

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It's not often that one reads about what it's like for a gifted QB like Young to have to just cheer on while another gifted QB like Montana leads a team to glory.

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