Pen Name: None
Born: 1948 in Peoria, Illinois
Photo Credit: Judy Telander
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.
- 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
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The Hundred Yard Lie: The Corruption of College Football and What We Can Do to Stop It
Release Date: 1996-09-01
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