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The Water Boy From the Sidelines to the Owner s Box Inside the CFL, the XFL, and the NFL
When Bobby Ackles became the B.C Lions original water boy, he probably never dreamed that he would lead the team to a Grey Cup victory over 50 years later From his earliest days with the team to becoming its general manager and now president, Ackles has demonstrated a commitment and dedication to football in the CFL, NFL and XFL After leaving the Lions in 1986, Ackles j When Bobby Ackles became the B.C Lions original water boy, he probably never dreamed that he would lead the team to a Grey Cup victory over 50 years later From his earliest days with the team to becoming its general manager and now president, Ackles has demonstrated a commitment and dedication to football in the CFL, NFL and XFL After leaving the Lions in 1986, Ackles joined the Dallas Cowboys as Vice President and served six seasons with them before moving onto the Phoenix Cardinals and later the Philadelphia Eagles In 2000, Ackles was named Vice President and General Manager of the XFLs Las Vegas Outlaws With this achievement, Ackles became the first and only man to hold executive positions in all three football leagues Finally, in 2002, Ackles returned to the home of his first football triumph, and brought the struggling B.C Lions back to the top of the CFL by 2006 In this engaging personal memoir, Ackles takes the reader through the growing and changing world of football, both from a Canadian and an American perspective, where he lays down the differences between the two sport cultures, and reveals the dynamics of creating a winning team Its the story of his passion and his drive, and his rise from a humble beginning to becoming one of footballs most respected executives
Title : The Water Boy From the Sidelines to the Owner s Box Inside the CFL, the XFL, and the NFL
Pages : 287 pages
Isbn : 0470153458
Author :  Bob Ackles
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Language : English


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