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Gift Guide For College Sports Fans

No matter the arena, college sports are the crucible in which some of the best players in the country are forged. In just a few short seasons they can establish themselves as champions, many going on to play professionally for years.


In this gift guide you will find items celebrating your favorite teams in college sports; the exciting up and comers, the players with established excellence, and the inspiring coaches that lead all of them to victory. 


Whether commemorating your alma mater or just one of your favorite teams to root for, you’re sure to find a keepsake that will delight the college sports fan in your life and provide enjoyment for years to come.

For football fans

Dominant Dawgs: Georgia’s Journey to the 2021 National Championship

Celebrate Georgia's first national championship since 1980 with this hardcover coffee-table book. Full of compelling stories and dynamic photos from beat writer Marc Weiszer and the staff at the Athens Banner-Herald, UGA’s hometown paper, this limited-edition book is sure to delight all Georgia fans. At 160 pages, this keepsake features in-depth profiles on Smart, Davis, Dean, quarterback Stetson Bennett, plus complete coverage of the season, national championship and parade.

UGA Posters

For the ultimate Georgia fan, get these high-quality art posters that showcase Georgia's historic National Championship. Printed on thick art paper with a premium matte coating, these unique posters are the ultimate collector's item. Hang them as posters or get them framed to show your love for this championship team.

Dawgs Rising: How Kirby Smart Transformed Georgia into a Perennial Contender

Get the inside story on Georgia’s rise to dominance under Coach Kirby Smart with this hardcover collector’s book. Full of dynamic photos, compelling stories and features on key players, this coffee-table book offers an insider’s perspective of Coach Smart’s philosophy and drive to catapult the Bulldogs into national prominence.


Nick Saban: 15 Epic Seasons That Changed Alabama Football Forever

Relive Alabama's rise to power under Coach Nick Saban in this hardcover collector’s book! From his recruiting to community involvement, player development to National Championships, this 160-page coffee-table book showcases your favorite team in stories and full-color photos from the Tuscaloosa News.

Title Wave Poster: Alabama Championship

For the diehard Crimson Tide fan, get the Tuscaloosa News front page that captured Alabama's 2020-21 championship as a high-quality poster. Printed on 100 lbs. art paper with a UV coating, this unique poster is the ultimate collector's item. Hang it as a poster or get it framed to show your love for this championship team.

Breaking Down Barriers: How the Cincinnati Bearcats Crashed the College Football Playoff Party

From a perfect regular-season record to UC’s College Football Playoffs berth — the first non-Power Five team to accomplish this feat — get the inside story of Cincinnati’s incredible run to shake up college football in 2021. This 160-page book includes coverage of regular season, AAC championship, and playoffs, and is sure to delight Bearcats fans everywhere.

Purple & Golden: How the 2019 LSU Tigers Dominated College Football to Win a National Championship

Celebrate the champions! Get the book that captures the LSU Tigers' historic 2019–20 season from early-season momentum to the National Championship, plus complete coverage of Joe Burrow's remarkable college career and Heisman Trophy award. This 168-page, hardcover book features stories and photos from the award-winning sportswriters and photographers of The Advocate.


Hail, Yes! 25 Years Later

This 208-page hardcover book relives the amazing story of the 1997 Michigan Wolverines, who ended a 49-year national championship drought, including key players Charles Woodson, Brian Griese, Jon Jansen, Steve Hutchinson, Tom Brady and Hall of Fame coach Lloyd Carr. The book also includes coverage of the Wolverines’ 10 other national championships and is a must-have collectible for all Michigan fans!

Maize & Glory: The Epic Story of Michigan’s 2021 Return to the Top of the Big Ten

Celebrate Michigan’s remarkable season with this hardcover coffee-table book. Full of compelling stories and dynamic photos, including coverage of the Wolverines’ Big Ten Championship and postseason yet to be played, this collector’s book is sure to delight Michigan fans everywhere. 

Mighty Roar: The Story of the 2019 Memphis Tigers Football Team

Get the hardcover collector's book that captures the Memphis Tigers’ amazing season, from early-season momentum to the AAC Championship, plus complete coverage of the Cotton Bowl. Get inside the huddle with this 160-page book featuring stories and photos from the award-winning sportswriters and photographers of The Commercial Appeal.

Proceeds from the sales of “Mighty Roar” will be donated to the University of Memphis Tiger Scholarship Fund.

For Basketball fans

Two Decades: Lasting Mark: Coach Mark Few's Legendary Career with Gonzaga Basketball

Celebrate Gonzaga coach Mark Few's remarkable career with this collector's book. From West Coast Conference championships to deep NCAA Tournament runs, top Gonzaga players to coach Few's impact in our community, this hardcover, 144-page book is full of stories, photos and stats that showcase Gonzaga basketball and coach Few's career in a unique way.

Remarkable: Gonzaga's March to a Magical 2020-21 Season

Celebrate Gonzaga’s magical 2020-21 season with this hardcover collector’s book. Full of compelling stories and action-packed photos from the award-winning journalists of The Spokesman-Review, this 144-page book puts you inside the huddle and is the perfect way to commemorate this historic season.

K: 42 Seasons • Five Championships • One Unmatched Legacy

Celebrate the unparalleled career of Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski with this collector's coffee-table book. From ACC championships to NCAA Tournament titles, top Duke players to coach K’s impact in our community, this hardcover, 144-page book is full of stories, photos and stats that showcase Blue Devils basketball and coach K's career in a compelling way.

Rock Chalk Champs: The Kansas Jayhawks Return to College Basketball Glory

Commemorate the Jayhawks’ national championship with this hardcover collector’s book. Full of compelling stories and dynamic photos from the award-winning journalists of the Kansas City Star, this coffee-table book gives readers an insider’s perspective of Kansas basketball, including coverage of the NCAA tournament and national championship. Get this limited-edition book today and celebrate KU’s historic season.

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Dawn of a Dynasty: The South Carolina Gamecocks Return to College Basketball Glory with Their Second NCAA Title

Commemorate South Carolina’s national championship season with this hardcover collector’s book. Full of compelling stories and dynamic photos from award-winning journalists who witnessed every game, this coffee-table book gives readers an insider’s perspective of Gamecocks basketball, including exclusive photos, player profiles, game coverage, Dawn Staley’s Coach of the Year award, Aliyah Boston’s Player of the Year award and the NCAA tournament. Get this limited-edition book today and celebrate South Carolina’s historic season.


Interested in a poster to accompany this?
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to see the season By the Numbers.
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to see The State's front page celebrating the championship.

You Can Go Home Again: The Story of Roy Williams and His Legendary Career

From ACC championships to NCAA Tournament titles, top UNC players to coach Williams’ impact in our community, this hardcover, 144-page book is full of stories, photos and stats that showcase Tar Heels’ basketball and coach Roy Williams’ career in a unique way.

Unbracketed: Big-Time College Basketball Done the Right Way

The NCAA men’s basketball tournament manufactures the Cinderella story like clockwork, but most Cinderellas come and go. When next year’s bracket is revealed, the boxes are all blank once more and a fresh pack of underdogs crowds the edges of the field. Yet, over time a small group of one-time Cinderellas have broken the mold to become something more, and their blueprints are stunningly similar. With inside stories featuring some of college basketball’s most recognizable personalities, “Unbracketed” explores how Villanova, Gonzaga, Davidson and Loyola Chicago have pulled the biggest upset: turning the Cinderella story into a lasting narrative of big-time college athletics done the right way.

One Standing: Baylor's Magical Run to the National Championship

Celebrate Baylor’s first national championship with this hardcover collector’s book. Full of compelling stories from the Waco Tribune-Herald and action-packed photos, including full coverage of the NCAA Tournament and championship, this 144-page book puts you inside the huddle and is the perfect way to commemorate this historic season.

Mick McCabe’s Golden Yearbook: 50 Great Years of Michigan’s Best High School Players, Teams & Memories

Magic Johnson or Glen Rice? Tyrone Wheatley or Jerome Bettis? Dena Head or the McGee twins? To commemorate his 50th anniversary at the Detroit Free Press, Hall of Fame sportswriter Mick McCabe selects his best prep football and basketball players, his top all-time teams and his favorite stories.

As a bonus, this 176-page, hardcover book includes every all-state Dream Team in football, boys basketball and girls basketball from 1970 to 2020. Relive the thrills of yesteryear — and maybe find yourself among the pages! — in Mick McCabe’s Golden Yearbook: 50 Great Years of Michigan’s Best High School Players, Teams & Memories.

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