Rick Telander

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General Information

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Name: Rick Telander

Pen Name: None

Born: 1948 in Peoria, Illinois

Website: N/A

Email: rftelander@aol.com


Photo Credit: Judy Telander

Illinois Connection

Rick Telander is a native of Peoria, Illinois and attended Northwestern University on a football scholarship. He played for coach Alex Agase as a cornerback (and punter junior year),making All-Big Ten his senior season and two-time All-Big Ten Academic. His teammates included Mike Adamle, who is also now a member of the Chicago media.

Biographical and Professional Information

Rick Telander is a sports columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times.

Published Works

  • The Hundred Yard Lie: The Corruption of College Football and What We Can Do to Stop It, University of Illinois Press, 1996
  • String Music, Cricket Books, 2002
  • Heaven is a Playground, (Second Edition) Bison Books, 2004
  • Like a Rose: A Celebration of Football, Sports Publishing, 2004

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

The Hundred Yard Lie: The Corruption of College Football and What We Can Do to Stop It

ISBN: 0252065239
Release Date: 1996-09-01

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Literary Awards

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Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Rick Telander on WorldCat

Rick Telander on Amazon

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