Author’s Dreamline

I wrote and published these posts back in 2001 when my first book, One Dream:  The NFL, was released.

When I was a child, I dreamed of football glory.  My plan was to quarterback LSU to the national title, to become a first-team All-American and to win the Heisman Trophy.  Then I’d move on to the NFL and step under center for either the New Orleans Saints, the St. Louis Cardinals or the Baltimore Colts.  I was ready to be the next Archie Manning, Jim Hart or Bert Jones.  I was all set to do United Way commercials and to have Howard Cosell describe my performances as “brilliant.”  And I actually wanted more than that.  I would play three professional sports at once, finding the time in the winter to soar like Dr. J and in the summer to pitch like Ron Guidry and to hit like Mike Schmidt.  On top of all those feats, I would work in an Olympic gold medal or two, preferably in swimming.

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The Dream Tour

Sportswriting Panel with Humberto Fontova, Friday, April 12, 2002, 2 p.m., Martha Sowell Utley Memorial Library, 314 St. Mary St., Thibodaux, LA.  The panel is part of the Jubilee at Nicholls State University.  Fontova is the author of Helldivers’ Rodeo: A Deadly, Extreme Spear Fishing Adventure Amid the Offshore Oil Platforms in the Murky Water of the Gulf of Mexico.

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Media Buzz: One Dream

Neil Stratton,, August 26, 2002:
“Falgoux offers interesting insights on the behind-the-scenes workings of an NFL team, how decisions are made, what options players on the fringes of the NFL experience have, and what they go through in hopes of making their ‘One Dream’ a reality.”

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