By Glenn Stout
Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos, Roy Reigels within the 1929 Rose Bowl, Frank Reich and the Buffalo accounts through the 1993 NFL playoffs, Tracy McGrady and the Houston Rockets in 2004, the complete St. Louis Cardinals group within the 2011 international sequence . . . What do those gamers have in universal? each one of them used to be near to a humiliating defeat. yet in the interim once they may have known as it quits, they did not. those 5 real-life tales, illustrated with black-and-white pictures, will motivate readers old and young.
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SANDPIPER and the SANDPIPER logo are trademarks of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. com Jacket art © 2012: Frank Reich photo © Getty Images; all other cover photos © Associated Press Images Interior art © 2012 Associated Press Images The Library of Congress has cataloged the print edition as follows: Stout, Glenn, 1958–. Against all odds : never give up / by Glenn Stout. p. cm. — (Good sports) ISBN 978-0-547-88734-0 1. Sports—Psychological aspects. 2. Teamwork (Sports)—Psychological aspects.
Then Tim took over. With the ball on the eight-yard line he took the snap and burst up the middle, plowing over star defensive back Troy Polamalu for a touchdown. Although Pittsburgh managed to keep the Broncos out of the end zone in their next two drives, Tim still put the Broncos in field goal range twice more, and at halftime Denver led 20–6. The Steelers were stunned. During halftime, as the players rested, Tim, Demaryius Thomas, and the Broncos coaching staff discussed Pittsburgh’s defense.
Less than two months earlier, Tim Tebow had been sitting on the bench and the Broncos were going nowhere. Now they were 8-5 and Tim Tebow’s name was on the lips of every football fan in America. No player in pro football history had led his team to so many amazing comebacks in one season. But Tim still had one more comeback, one even more amazing, left to accomplish. When the Broncos had installed their new offense, it had surprised opponents, but toward the end of the season they began to adapt.
Against All Odds. Never Give up by Glenn Stout