Doug Flutie, 2nd Edition

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

  • Interest Level: Grade 5 - Grade 12   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 6

Think you know all there is to know about Doug Flutie? Well, did you know that:● He played football in three different professional leagues?● He made the first NFL dropkick play in sixty-four years?● He plays in a rock-and-roll band?Most people said that Boston College quarterback Doug Flutie was too small to play professional football. But Flutie proved the critics wrong during his twenty-year career in the professional leagues. He joined the United States Football League’s New Jersey Generals right after college, but the league folded at the end of Flutie’s first year. In the Canadian Football League, he led his teams to three championships. In the National Football League, he surprised everyone with a string of stellar seasons for teams including the Buffalo Bills and the New England Patriots. Find out how this unlikely hero became a champion.

Format Your Price
978-1-4677-0392-5
$28.99
Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 6
Genre Nonfiction
Category Sports
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Twenty-First Century Books ™
Language English
Publication Date 2012-08-01
BISACS JNF054050, JNF007100
Dewey 796.332092
Graphics 1-color illustrations
ATOS Reading Level 6.0
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 118163
Accelerated Reader® Points 3.0
Features Bibliography/further reading, Index, Sidebars, Source notes, and Table of contents

Author: Matt Doeden

Matt Doeden began his career as a sports writer. Since then, he's spent more than a decade writing and editing children's nonfiction. Matt lives in Minnesota with his family.