• Title: Busted: The Rise and Fall of Art Schlichter
  • Author: Art Schlichter Jeff Snook
  • ISBN: 9781933197678
  • Page: 397
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Busted The Rise and Fall of Art Schlichter Art Schlichter was a football God was being the key word After playing starting quarterback for coaches Woody Hayes and Earle Bruce at the Ohio State University he was picked in the first round of th
    Art Schlichter was a football God was being the key word After playing starting quarterback for coaches Woody Hayes and Earle Bruce at the Ohio State University, he was picked in the first round of the 1982 NFL draft by the Balti Colts His star faded when his demons turned him into a gambling addict swapping his life of football promise for one that would leave himArt Schlichter was a football God was being the key word After playing starting quarterback for coaches Woody Hayes and Earle Bruce at the Ohio State University, he was picked in the first round of the 1982 NFL draft by the Balti Colts His star faded when his demons turned him into a gambling addict swapping his life of football promise for one that would leave him outrunning the mob and the feds, stealing from his own mother and leaving his wife to care for two baby girls as he made 40 different prisons his home over ten years An unimaginable fall from greatness, Schlichter tells the story of his trips to heaven and hell to sportswriter Jeff Snook.

    One Reply to “Busted: The Rise and Fall of Art Schlichter”

    1. Early feeling it is a great bookArt was a great highschool athlete and went on to play the Rose Bowl as The Ohio State starting QB. He was drafted by the Baltimore Colts but we soon found out that Art had a gambling problem. The book is set-up very well and I'm enjoying the book.I finished the book today. My sister, Katie, is going to recommend the book to her hubby.which made me feel good about what I'm reading. Art Schlichter was born in 1961 or so and Jeff was a big 10 athlete so he probably [...]

    2. What can I say? I've followed since his college days at OSU and with all that he has been through I think he is a better person now!It starts off slow but gets better.

    3. Interesting look at the life of a professional athlete (from my mother's home town) with a terrible gambling addiction and his experiences in prison.

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