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The pursuer catches Miles and beats him up, giving Miles a broken nose.

During the season he meets a girl named Lucia, who he really starts to like. During one of the last games he gets put back into the game and makes a game winning mistake to never be able to play again.

I am still reading crackback by Jhon Coy. He would have had an older brother but the baby died when the baby was six months old. Crackback is the frackback of a move in football when the defender hits an opposing player in the back. This book reminds me of Gym Candy by Carl Deuker. The new coach plays favorites. Then the next chapter is always completely different from the last.

I liked the very relatable storyline. He joins the team and makes some good plays and becomes the star for a bit.

Crackback by John Coy

This book really made me think about my coaches and how much I appreciate them. He faces all the challenges. It’s a lot of pressure for a high school junior to bear. I would definitely recommend this book to anyone teenager or football fan who likes to read about the life of football players, and the pressure that they have on them.

May 05, Vicki rated it liked it Shelves: I would give this book a 5 star rating. In this book I liked the combination of all the pressu This book is basically about a boy named Miles who’s not popular in school and has no way to become popular, except football.


At one time he even gets a girl to like him. Miles clearly is questioning his coaches decision to not have him start.

But, Zach wants Miles to start taking steroids like he does saying that it will make him better and will also make the team better. That is a big deal, but t Miles Manning is an athlete at high school, that has big responsibilities and choices to make.


By Jacob Joyner This book is about a high school football star who struggles with the everyday problems. Their final game is against a really good team.

Want to Read saving…. Crackbavk though this was a very short book I liked it. He is the only good underclassman on the team also.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. A week goes by and Miles is doing just fine until Zack calls Miles over to his locker to asks him if the wants to use steroids with him and his friend to better their game. Apr 17, Cole Henderson rated it really liked it. A few of those conflicts are Miles and his Dads relationship which always ends in fights or disagreements on how Miles plays football, another is Miles is kicked off the starting lineup, there starting QB gets hurt and then there second string QB also gets hurt, and finally Miles is offered and takes PEDs Performance Enhancement Drugs throughout cgackback season.

He was described as a kid who loved the game of football and had loved it his whole life.

He has problems with peer pressure, body image and girls My favorite part from the book is when they win the game that gets them to the playoffs. He tried to ask a girl out to the homecoming dance and was rejected. It is more me This story is about a high schooler named Miles Manning.

This is craclback cute book!

He lives in Minneapolis and visits schools around the world. He lives and breaths to play the sport. Then one day, Miles’ best friend gives him steroids to take.


After football practice Zach takes him home but before he tells him bye he gives crackbacj two gold capsules and he calls it “Rip Blast” and says take it before our next game its just caffeine like drinking red bull it will get youready for the game.

Miles is also the coolest kid on their football team and this year they were sure that they were going to the championship. It was really accurate to some of the things football players go through. This is completely fictional but it felt like nohn could have been a true story because of how real the characters felt. I thought that the book Crackback by John Coy was very good.

When Miles Manning, a successful high frackback football player, discovers his teammates are using steroids–and one of them is his best craxkback faced with a tough decision: I love how miles makes cracmback and bad choices and they all ead up to one big thing and its so cool and you always want to red more of the book because it just hooks you and you d this book had a really great story behind it and i liked all the foreshadowing in the book i love how this book went into detail one example was when the main character miles had a indecent and the guy who he got in the indecent with had the tattoo time on his knuckles and i liked how that foreshadowed into something else.

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