Auburn Man: The Life & Times of George Petrie

Auburn Man: The Life & Times of George PetrieGeorge Petrie, A Native Of Montgomery, AL, Is Most Remembered For Two Achievements He Is The Father Of College Football At Auburn University In Alabama, Organizing The First Team In 1892 And Coaching The Team In Its First Game, A 10 0 Win Over The University Of Georgia Late In His Career, In 1943, Petrie Authored The Beloved Auburn Creed, Which Depicts The Ideal Spiritual Makeup Of Every Auburn Man And Woman In Between Those Accomplishments, Petrie Served Than Five Decades As An Instructor And Dean Of History At Auburn, And Was One Of The Most Respected Historians In The United States In Fact He Was The First Instructor In The State Of Alabama With A Ph.D, Having Earned It At Johns Hopkins University This Biography, In Addition To Its Story Of Perhaps Auburn S Most Remarkable Man Ever, Is Also The Most Exhaustive History Of This Crucial Period Of Challenge And Growth Experienced By Auburn University It Brings To Life Not Only Petrie But Also His Contemporaries Whom Today Are Remembered Throughout Campus On The Names Of Buildings And Streets Pat Dye, The Former Auburn University Head Football Coach And Athletics Director, Comments, No Other Individual In History Has Impacted Auburn In So Many Important Ways Or Better Represented The Ideal Combination Of Both Academic And Athletic Achievement Petrie S Story Is A Must For Any True Auburn Person S Bookshelf. Started out a little slow but Petrie s humbleness really shined throughout

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  • Hardcover
  • 384 pages
  • Auburn Man: The Life & Times of George Petrie
  • Mike Jernigan
  • 11 September 2018
  • 9780965331340