. . . an enjoyable page-turner. . . This account of how the war impacted the growth of the sport takes us in a different direction from previous histories that focus on Walter Camp, George Halas, or the sport’s semi-professional roots. Serb’s analysis of the impact of WWI as a situational factor provides a new way to understand the sport’s growth.
11/16/20: Author interviewed on podcast Sports' Forgotten Heroes discussing the book.