Heisman's First Trophy

The Game that Launched Football in the South
by Sam Hatcher
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Publisher: Franklin Green Publishing, LLC

Publication Date: September 15, 2016

ISBN: 9781936487349

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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Heisman’s First Trophy is a sports novel based on a historically significant football game played 100 years ago in which tiny Cumberland University, led by a bunch of Kappa Sig fraternity brothers, squared off in Atlanta against a Georgia Tech team destined for a national championship and coached by the legendary John Heisman. The final score 222 – 0, remains the most lopsided victory in the annals of Collegiate Football.

The game saved Cumberland from financial demise; placed Georgia Tech on a path to a national championship; and changed the perception of a nation about the quality of football being played in the South. In many respects this one game was the birth of southern football champions to follow.