The Water Boy

The Water Boy

From the Sidelines to the Owner's Box: Inside the CFL, the XFL, and the NFL

Book - 2007
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Praise for The Water Boy"From league to league, from country to country, from small towns to big cities, Bob has seen it all! His football tales and football travels are fascinating. Bob Ackles has literally gone all the way!" -Chris Berman, ESPN"I have known Bobby Ackles since he was the Water Boy. Now he is the Wonder Boy! Bobby Ackles didn't put the BC Lions on the map once. He put them on the map twice! Bobby has done more for the game of football than anyone I know. And he isn't stopping yet. Go, Bobby, go!" -Allan Fotheringham, Author"Bob Ackles is in the Canadian Football Hall of Fame. He is also a charter member of the 'Nice Guys Hall of Fame.' I'm honored to call Bob a friend. He is one of the most accomplished executives in all of sports and his story will be must reading for any sports fan." -Bill Pollian, President of the Indianapolis Colts"Bob and Kay Ackles have experienced ultimate highs and lows in every level of professional football in two countries. In the years Bob worked for me both with the Dallas Cowboys and the Miami Dolphins he was a loyal, tireless worker. He was always upbeat and positive. Bob and Kay are wonderful people who have some great stories about their experiences." -Jimmy Johnson, Former Head Coach of the Miami Dolphins and Dallas Cowboys"Bobby Ackles is truly a living legend in British Columbia. He proves that nice guys can win! They don't make 'em any better than Bobby!" -Jim Pattison, President, the Pattison Group
Publisher: Mississauga, Ont. : J. Wiley & Sons Canada, c2007.
ISBN: 9780470153451
Characteristics: xv, 287 p., [16] p. of plates :,ill. (some col.), ports. ;,24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Mulgrew, Ian 1957-


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Mar 03, 2012

This is a great tell all. If you want to know more about the personaities in the NFL and CFL. It is all so a great story for anyone who is in high school and wonders if they can make it in the current world. Ackles shows that if you have the passion, hard work and personality you can be a success.

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