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Resources on Football

Please note that items in bold are described in the Library's online catalog and you will need to review the catalog to obtain the call number of each item. Other items are described in guides in Special Collections and Archives.

I. Manuscript and Archival
II. Books and Published Materials
  • A history of southern football, 1890-1928, Fuzzy Woodruff, 1928
  • Furman football facts: Furman University varsity schedule, 1948, compiled and issued by Furman University Athletic Association, 1948
  • Football and the single man, Paul Hornung as told to Al Silverman, 1965
  • The Atlanta Falcons: violence and victory, Furman Bisher, 1973
  • Duffy: an autobiography, Duffy Daugherty with Dave Diles, 1974
  • Bednarik, last of the sixty-minute men, Jack McCallum, with Chuck Bednarik, 1977
  • Furman football media guides, 1978, 1987-1997, 1999-2000, 2002, 2004, 2007-2009
  • Paladin Stadium first game [sound recording], 1981
  • Glory! glory! Georgia's 1980 championship season: the inside story, Loran Smith with Lewis Grizzard; special photography by Wingate Downs, 1981
  • 1997 football media guide Southern Conference, 1997
III. Reference and Other Materials in the General Collection
  • Official ... NCAA Division 1 football records book, 2009, Reference Collection
  • The pro football encyclopedia: the complete and definitive record of professional football, edited by Tod Maher and Bob Gill, 1997, Reference Collection
  • Football, Michael L. LaBlanc, editor; Mary K. Ruby, associate editor, 1994 (Vol. 3 of Professional Sports Team Histories)
  • Football physics: the science of the game, Timothy Gay; with a foreword by Bill Belichick, General Collection, 2004
  • Brand NFL: making and selling America's favorite sport, Michael Oriard, 2007, General Collection
  • Forward pass: the play that saved football, Philip L. Brooks, 2007, General Collection
  • Football and philosophy: going deep, edited by Michael W. Austin; with a foreword by Joe Posnanski, 2008, General Collection
  • The glory game: how the 1958 NFL championship changed football forever, Frank Gifford; with Peter Richmond, 2008, General Collection
  • Where men win glory: the odyssey of Pat Tillman, Jon Krakauer, 2009, General Collection
  • Game day and God: football, faith, and politics in the American South, Eric Bain-Selbo, 2009, General Collection
  • Boys gone wild: fame, fortune, and deviance among professional football players, Eric M. Carter, 2009, General Collection
  • Football fatalities and catastrophic injuries, 1931-2008, Frederick O. Mueller, Robert C. Cantu, 2011, General Collection
  • The rise of gridiron university: higher education's uneasy alliance with big-time football, Brian M. Ingrassia, 2012, General Collection
IV. Online Resources at Furman