• "Superb and disturbing - More than a sports book, it's a search for the America of ordinary people."

  • "A remarkable book, fascinating from start to finish, full of surprises."

    David Halberstam
  • "Friday Night Lights offers a biting indictment of the sports craziness that grips ... most of American society, while at the same time providing a moving evocation of its powerful allure."

    New York Times Book Review
  • "Just about everything you could ask for in a sports book"

    New York Times