50 Days until the release of Jeff Fisher’s Texas High School Football book

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50 days and counting until my book High School Football in Texas: Amazing Football Stories From the Greatest Players of Texas comes out. The book takes readers on a journey with two dozen NFL players, nine of whom are in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, back to their days in high school.

Here’s the alphabetical list of players that have a featured chapter in the book that is published by Skyhorse Publishing:

Raymond Berry

Bill Bradley

Drew Brees

Earl Campbell

Andy Dalton

Eric Dickerson

Derwin “Dewey” Gray

“Mean Joe” Greene

Ken Houston

Craig James

Bob Lilly

Andrew Luck

Don Maynard

Mike Singletary

Lovie Smith

LaDainian Tomlinson

Elmo Wright

Others featured in the book include:

Robert Griffin III

Johnny “Lam” Jones

Johnny Manziel

Baker Mayfield

Von Miller

Adrian Peterson

Brad Shearer

Jerry Sisemore

Gene Stallings

Texas Legends

Ken Dabbs

Todd Dodge

Jonathan Gray

Ken Hall

Alan Lowry

Lance McIlhenny

In addition to the interviews with the players, I spoke to a wide array of parents, coaches and fans about the players that are an important part of the Texas high school football fabric that is woven into every community in the Lone Star State.

You don’t have to wait for the book to hit bookshelves. You can pre-order it now, so it will ship to you on the day it’s released on September 4th. You can pre-order at Amazon, Barnes and Noble and where-ever books are sold.

Here are the links:


Barnes and Noble

And, to get you excited for the book, I’m releasing bonus audio of my interviews with these incredible Texas high school football legends. Below, check-out the interviews I released so far:

Earl Campbell

Craig James

Lovie Smith

LaDainian Tomlinson

Small Player Big Play

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No More Fumbles

About the Author

Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.