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Football Subject Guide

A pathfinder designed to educate people about American football.

World Wide Web Resources


Plenty of current statistics, including Fantasy Football as well.


NFL data and statistics. Includes: "Player pages containing career statistics for almost every QB, RB, WR, or TE who played anytime after 1984; For more recent players, there is a game-by-game log of their stats, going back to 1995; Standings for each season back to 1970; For each current franchise, a page listing its records since 1970 and individual pages for each season."

National Football League

This is the official NFL web site, with full news and statistics. Browsable by topic.

United States Football League

"Welcome to the online home of the United States Football League. The ultimate league from the 1980s, the USFL provided fans across the country with professional football in the spring and summer... On this site you can check out some of the most exciting players in the league, coaches, teams and even team uniforms. To find out more about the league, read the USFL's history, including standings and game results and a recap of their antitrust suit against the NFL. You can also view videos of some of your favorite players in the USFL multimedia archive. The Collectors' Corner features several USFL collections, and we even have a page of items for sale from the USFL and WFL."

Football Entertainment Videos

The 5th quarter [videorecording] United States : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2011. Call # DVD FIF

Any given Sunday [videorecording] Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, c2000. Call # DVD ANY

Big fan [videorecording] University City, CA : Vivendi Entertainment, c2010. Call # BIG

The blind side [videorecording] Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, c2010. Call # DVD BLI

The Express [videorecording] : the Ernie Davis story Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, c2009. Call # DVD EXP

Friday night lights [videorecording] Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, c2011. Call # DVD FRI

The game plan [videorecording] Burbank, CA : Walt Disney Home Entertainment, c2008. Call # DVD GAM

Invincible [videorecording] Burbank, CA : Walt Disney Home Entertainment, c2006. Call # DVD INV

The longest yard [videorecording] Hollywood, CA : Paramount Home Entertainment, c2005. Call # DVD LON

The waterboy [videorecording] Burbank, CA : Touchstone Home Video, c1998. Call # DVD WAT

We are Marshall [videorecording] Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, c2007. Call # DVD WEA

Print Resources


The football book New York, NY : Time Inc. Home Entertainment, c2005. Call # R 796.33 FO

Non Fiction

Bass, Tom Football skills & drills Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, c2012. Call # 796.332 BA

Buckley, Jr., James Football New York, NY : DK Pub., c1999. Call # 796.332 BU

Coaching youth football / American Sport Education Program with  Joe Galat Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, c2010. Call # 796.332 CO

Jenkins, Dan You call it sports, but I say it's a jungle out there New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, c1989. Call # 796 JE

Long, Howie Football for dummies New York, NY : Wiley Pub., c2003. Call # 796.332 LO

MacCambridge, Michael America's game : the epic story of how pro football captured a nation New York, NY : Random House, c2004. Call # 796.332 MA

McGinn, Bob The ultimate super bowl book : a complete reference to the stats, stars, and stories behind football's biggest game - and why the best team won Minneapolis, MN : MVP Books, c2012. Call # 796.332 McG

Paolantonio, Sal The Paolantonio report : the most overrated and underrated players, teams, coaches, and moments in NFL history Chicago, IL : Triumph Books, c2007. Call # 796.332 PA

The pro football hall of fame 50th anniversary book : where greatness lives New York, NY : Grand Central Pub., c2012. Call # 796.332 PR

Robinson Peete, Holly Get your own damn beer, I'm watching the game! : a woman's guide to loving pro football Emmaus, PA : Rodale, c2005. Call # 796.33 PE


Bavaro, Mark Rough & Tumble New York, NY : St. Martin's Press, c2008. Call # F BAV

Coben, Harlan Deal breaker New York, NY : Delacorte Press, c2006. Call # F COB

Grisham, John Bleachers New York, NY : Doubleday, c2003. Call # F GRI

Harris, E. Lynn And this too shall pass : a novel New York, NY : Anchor Books, c1996. Call # F HAR

Lupica, Mike Bump and run New York, NY : G.P. Putnam's Sons, c2000. Call # F LUP

Lupica, Mike Red zone New York, NY : Putnam, c2003. Call # F LUP

Rosenfelt, David Sudden death New York, NY : Mysterious Press, c2005. Call # F ROS

Steel, Danielle Season of passion New York, NY : Dell, c1979. Call # F STE


Sports Illustrated


Callahan, Tom Johnny U : the life and times of John Unitas New York, NY : Crown Publishers, c2006. Call # B HOLTZ

Dungy, Tony Quiet strength : the principles, practices & priorities of a winning life Carol Stream, IL : Tyndale House Publishers, c2007. Call # B DUNGY

Holtz, Lou Wins, losses, and lessons : an autobiography New York, NY : Morrow, c2006. Call # B HOLTZ

Krakauer, Jon Where men win glory : the odyssey of Pat Tillman New York, NY : Random House Large Print, c2009. Call # L B Tillman

Maraniss, David When pride still mattered : a life of Vince Lombardi New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, c1999. Call # B LOMBARDI

Papale, Vince with Millman, Chad Invincible : my journey from fan to NFL team captain New York, NY : Hyperion, c2006. Call # B PAPALE

Posnanski, Joe Paterno Waterville, ME : Thorndike Press, c2012. Call # B PATERNO

Rice, Jerry Go long! : my journey beyond the fame and the game New York, NY : Ballantine, c2007. Call # B RICE

Tillman, Mary and Zacchino, Narda Boots on the ground by dusk : my tribute to Pat Tillman Emmaus, PA : Modern Times, c2008. Call # B TILLMAN

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