The 80-Yard Run by Theron Hopkins
A Twenty-Week, Coast-to-Coast Quest for the Heart of High School Football

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Over the course of a single football season, author Theron Hopkins travels from summer practice to a row of state championships, culminating in the Texas 5A state title game in San Antonio’s Alamodome. On the way, he discovers a world wreathed with Friday night lights that offers a miraculous spectacle of hope and drama in such far-flung locales as Hillsborough, North Carolina, Valentine, Nebraska, and Sutter, California. He also finds that the blinding halogen glare is only a part—and maybe not even the best part—of what makes high school football so irresistible and so important to the people who watch it, coach it, and play it.

About Theron Hopkins

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Theron Hopkins is a high school English teacher in Colusa, California. This is his first book.
Published September 17, 2008 by Skyhorse Publishing. 364 pages
Genres: Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction

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