"If God made the world in seven days, He spent the eighth day in his two-car garage, sipping on a cold one, listening to Merle Haggard, and dreaming up the Southeastern Conference."
South of the Mason-Dixon line, everyone knows Paul Finebaum. And after a popular 2012 profile in the New Yorker, a spot at ESPN's College GameDay desk, and a contract to be the face of ESPN's SEC Network, the rest of the country has finally been introduced to "the Mouth of the South": the Memphis-born radio-talk-show host with a habit of saying whatever he thinks—and letting his callers say whatever they think, too.
In My Conference Can Beat Your Conference, Finebaum chronicles the rise of the SEC and his own improbable path toward being "the Oprah of college football," as he was dubbed by the Wall Street Journal in 2013. And it doesn't matter whether fans love or hate him—they tune in regardless. Finebaum's opinions matter. He's condemned coaches to the gallows of lesser programs, helped elect governors, and prophesied victories. With My Conference Can Beat Your Conference, fans and enemies of Paul Finebaum will be given an all-access pass to the powerhouse teams and passionate fan bases of the country's most legendary conference, plus a behind-the-scenes look into an incredible 2013 Iron Bowl.
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Paul Finebaum is a college football analyst for ESPN and host of a daily national radio show heard on ESPN and SiriusXM and simulcast on the SEC Network.
Gene Wojciechowski is a columnist for ESPN.com, and a regular contributor to ESPN's College GameDay and ESPN's golf majors telecasts. He has authored or coauthored nine other books.
You would probably have to be a fan of an SEC school to see the things written about in a positive light but even non-SEC fans will enjoy this bookPublished 10 days ago by Kody Bowman
Great SEC epic look at a season and a radio/TV program that unites us all. Love him or hate him, everyone listens.Published 2 months ago by ukatsfan
Aweful. I couldn't even finish reading it. Should have been called "The Crimson Tide is better than everyone else put together".Published 3 months ago by Mr. Sandman
I like Paul Finebaum, but this is surprisingly poorly written. It's also not that exciting. I have to say, I expected better.Published 3 months ago by Singlet Socrates
If you listen or watch the Paul Finebaum Show, you'll love this book.Published 3 months ago by boonboonpow