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Dunnavant, Keith

Overview
Works: 11 works in 29 publications in 1 language and 2,327 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Biographies  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Drama 
Roles: Author, Director, Narrator
Classifications: GV939.B79, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Keith Dunnavant
Coach : the life of Paul "Bear" Bryant by Keith Dunnavant( Book )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Divisive era, Bryant gave Alabamians something to be proud of. In all times, he was simply the greatest college football coach of them all
America's quarterback : Bart Starr and the rise of the National Football League by Keith Dunnavant( Book )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the story of the record-setting NFL champion, describing his life and achievements against the mercurial backdrop of his time while offering detailed insight into his evolving relationship with Vince Lombardi and the Green Bay Packers
Montana : the biography of football's Joe Cool by Keith Dunnavant( Book )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and career of one of the NFL's most iconic players
The fifty-year seduction : how television manipulated college football, from the birth of the modern NCAA to the creation of the BCS by Keith Dunnavant( Book )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For more than a half century, television has played a primary role in securing college football's place as one of America's most popular spectator sports. But it has also been the common denominator in the sport's rise as a big business. Television, which multiplied the number of people who cared about the game, simultaneously increased the stakes." "The colleges, who once feared television's ability to create free tickets, gradually became addicted to its charms. Through the years, the medium manufactured money, greed, dependence, and envy; altered the recruiting process, eventually forcing the colleges to compete with the irresistible force of National Football League riches; aided the National Collegiate Athletic Association's explosion from impotent union to massive bureaucracy; manipulated the rise and fall of the College Football Association; fomented the realignment of conferences; and seized control of the post-season bowl games, including the formation of the lucrative and controversial Bowl Championship Series." "In The Fifty-Year Seduction, Keith Dunnavant shows how television helped shape the modern sport - on and off the field. In painstaking detail, the author chronicles five decades of tension and conflict, from the 1951 television dispute that empowered the modern NCAA to the inevitable backlash, culminating with the landmark Supreme Court decision that set the stage for the conference-swapping machinations of the 1990s and beyond."--BOOK JACKET
The missing ring : how Bear Bryant and the 1966 Alabama Crimson Tide were denied college football's most elusive prize by Keith Dunnavant( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Undetermined and English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how the 1966 University of Alabama Crimson Tide football team, coached by Paul "Bear" Bryant, was denied the National Championship title, despite having the best record in the country, because of George Wallace and the racism he represented
Time out! : a sports fan's dream year by Edgar Welden( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Birmingham, Alabama businessman takes a year off, travels 120,000 miles in 50 states to attend more than 250 different sports events, from the Super Bowl to the X-Games to the Iditarod
Bart Starr : America's quarterback and the rise of the National Football League by Keith Dunnavant( Book )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the story of the record-setting NFL champion, describing his life and achievements against the mercurial backdrop of his time while offering detailed insight into his evolving relationship with Vince Lombardi and the Green Bay Packers
The forty-year seduction : how television manipulated college football's evolution from sport to big business by Keith Dunnavant( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three days at foster( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The untold story of the pioneer athletes who shattered the color barrier at the University of Alabama, in the shadow of George Wallace's defiant stand in the schoolhouse door"--Container
Golden years of the Golden Eagles : an illustrated history of Athens High football by Keith Dunnavant( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Three days at foster. [DVD] by Keith Dunnavant( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The untold story of the courageous athletes who shattered the color barrier at the University of Alabama...in the shadow of segregationist Gov. George Wallace's defiant stand at Foster Auditorium...and how these civil rights pioneers tapped into a force more powerful than hate. While laying the foundation for Nick Saban's new-age Bama dynasty, these athletes helped Alabamians begin to see beyond black and white. Featuring exclusive interviews with Wilbur Jackson, the Jackie Robinson of Alabama football; Dock Rone, Andrew Pernell and Arthur Dunning, who walked on to the all-white Bama team in 1967 but have been lost to history (until now); Wendell Hudson, the first African-American basketball player for the Crimson Tide; and Danny Treadwell, who integrated the state high school basketball tournament at Foster, just 33 months after Wallace's infamous stand. An official selection of the 2013 Sidewalk Film Festival and All Sports Los Angeles Film Festival. "Simply an unforgettable film...Keith Dunnavant has taken one of the seminal moments in the civil rights movement and peeled off a new layer that is both haunting and gut-wrenching." --Paul Finebaum, ESPN. "An incredible piece of filmmakng...The little-known back story of how the love of sports--particularly Alabama football--eventually made people of the region put aside their long-held prejudices and accept the inevitable change...A story of courage, determination and, ultimately, redemption." --Tony Barnhart, CBS Sports. "A championship effort by Dunnavant, who allows THREE DAYS AT FOSTER to expose dark times in Tuscaloosa that ultimately give way to a brighter day, not only for a team but a state..." --Tom Lindley, CNHI News Service
 
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America's quarterback : Bart Starr and the rise of the National Football League
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America's quarterback : Bart Starr and the rise of the National Football LeagueThe fifty-year seduction : how television manipulated college football, from the birth of the modern NCAA to the creation of the BCSThe missing ring : how Bear Bryant and the 1966 Alabama Crimson Tide were denied college football's most elusive prizeTime out! : a sports fan's dream year