The Golden Dream by Gerry Faust

By Gerry Faust

Gerry Faust received extra hearts than video games. He got here to Notre Dame because the legendary highschool trainer from Cincinnati's Moeller highschool, this kind of ideal healthy for Notre Dame that it appeared virtually too sturdy to be precise. It was once. Faust admits his blunders, which come with the way within which he prepare his first training employees, altering Notre Dame's offense, even feeling sorry for himself. He explains how he may possibly beat Southern Cal, yet no longer Air strength and Purdue.

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The second thing he told me was a different matter. " I didn't. I was thinking to myself: That's not right. It's the easiest job in America. I didn't say that, though. " Then Father Joyce told me he wanted me in my car and on the road when Notre Dame made the announcement at 4 o'clock. The chase was about to begin, but before it did, I asked Father Joyce if I could call my parents, talk to my principal and tell one of my coaches that he'd have to take over the team. "Go ahead," Father Joyce said.

And from the Akron years, where truths were seldom close to the surface and not always without pain: Dr. William V. Muse, Dave Adams, Jim Dennison, Ray Meyo, Bill Greenzalis, Ralph Staub, Rudy Sharkey and Bob LaCivita. In a category by themselves are two persons who shared all the years and have heard all the stories before, because they were part of most of them: Marlene Faust, wife and friend, and Ken Schneider, attorney and friend. For their support, their patience and their assistance in the editorial process, the authors, singularly or together, owe a debt of gratitude to the following persons: Jacquelyn B.

Jiminy, did he hit me with it. "Putting in the paper tomorrow morning," Gleason said, "a headline that you're the next football coach at Notre Dame. " What's my reaction? My reaction was that this could sabotage everything. This could kill me. If I said the wrong thing, Father Joyce might wonder if he had the right man. But I don't lie. I knew that saying I had no comment would be as good as confirming Gleason was right. And I didn't know if he was right. My mind raced. "I think it's stupid," I finally told Gleason.

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