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    DescriptionThey dominated college football and stood strong for their faith. Now, as they storm the NFL, learn all about "the three quarterbacks" Bradford, McCoy, and Tebow. Dubbed the "Holy Trinity" by sportswriters, the Oklahoma Sooners' Sam Bradford, the Texas Longhorns' Colt McCoy, and the Florida Gators' Tim Tebow are now eyeing professional glory. But starring on Sunday afternoons follows years of developing Christian faith on Sunday mornings. "Playing with Purpose "will introduce you to three young men of both physical and spiritual strength, athletes at the top of their game who also speak publicly and convincingly of their belief in God. Includes a section of color photographs!


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    Title
    Playing with Purpose
    Subtitle
    Inside the Lives and Faith of the NFL's Top New Quarterbacks- Sam Bradford, Colt McCoy, and Tim Tebow
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Mike Yorkey
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 252
    Width: 157 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 476 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781616262891
    ISBN 10: 1616262893
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.4
    BIC subject category V2: BGSA
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP028
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CHRIST
    B&T Merchandise Category: REL
    B&T General Subject: 690
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    DC22: B
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 37
    BISAC V2.8: BIO016000
    B&T Approval Code: A13707600
    BISAC V2.8: SPO015000
    B&T Approval Code: A09302040
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: BGXA
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: BIO000000
    DC22: 796.3320922
    BISAC V2.8: BIO018000, REL012040
    LC classification: GV939.A1 Y67 2010
    LC subject heading:
    Illustrations note
    colour illustrations
    Publisher
    Barbour Publishing
    Imprint name
    Barbour Publishing
    Publication date
    01 September 2010
    Review quote
    With the pre-game prayer, Christianity and football aren''t complete strangers to one another. Playing with Purpose looks at three new figures in the National Football League, hailed as both good Christians and good role models. An analysis of how faith will stack up on the field, Sam Bradford, Colt McCoy, and Tim Tebow are discussed as both players and people, and provides an intriguing debate for Christian NFL fans. Playing with Purpose is a strong pick for any analytical football collection and for Christian studies collections.--The Bookwatch"Midwest Book Review" (09/01/2010)
    Back cover copy
    They'll Be Playing with Purpose in the NFL Sam Bradford.Colt McCoy.Tim Tebow. Sportswriters call them the "Holy Trinity," and football pundits predict we'll be talking about this trio of quarterbacks for years to come. Since the start of their storied college careers, they've been hailed as team leaders and promoted as role models. They've been praised for their leadership abilities, core values, and strength of character. They've played in BCS national championship games for their teams, and Sam and Tim have won Heisman Trophies for their outstanding play.Now the Three QBs are taking to their games to the NFL. In coming years, they'll be the subject of scrutiny, the topic of sports talk shows, and closely watched on the field. Will Sam Bradford turn around the St. Louis Rams franchise? Will Colt McCoy get a chance to lead the Cleveland Browns back into the playoffs? Will Tim Tebow show the football world that he has what it takes to play quarterback in the NFL with the Denver Broncos?Even though Sam, Colt, and Tim each took a different route to the top, they all share an inner confidence born of a conviction that God has a plan for their lives. If you're wondering how Sam Bradford, Colt McCoy, and Tim Tebow got to where they are today--and what makes them tick--you'll want to read "Playing with Purpose." I'm really looking forward to the arrival of Sam Bradford, Colt McCoy, and Tim Tebow into the National Football League. This is going to be fun."Trent Dilfer, former NFL quarterback and NFL commentator on ESPN" I admire each of the Three QBs, but Tim Tebow's vocal stand for sexual purity is easily more heroic than anything he's done on the playing field. As my son heads off to his own Division 1 football career this fall, I'm grateful that Tim is a bright lighthouse guiding all the young men tossing about on America's sexually stormy seas.Fred StoekerAuthor, "Every Young Man's Battle" and "Hero"