"Fourth and Long": John Bacon's New Book, and Penn State

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John U. Bacon Responds: A BSD Exclusive

Author John U. Bacon is well aware of criticism some parts of his new book, "Fourth and Long: the Fight for the Soul of College Football", has received in various parts of the internet, particularly amongst the Penn State community. He reached out to Black Shoe Diaries with the following piece, offering explanation for his work and responses to what many have called factual errors.

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Fourth and Long: An Exclusive Excerpt

Author John Bacon reached out to Black Shoe Diaries and offered an excerpt from his new book, Fourth and Long: the Fight for the Soul of College Football, available now online and in bookstores everywhere. The following excerpt is exclusive to BSD. Enjoy.

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Astorino speaks out

The 2011 defensive captain wasn't quoted in the book - but he's ready to tell his side of the story.

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