Rough and Tumble

A Novel

by Mark Bavaro ‘85 (St. Martin’s Press)

rough_and_tumble.jpgThis gritty debut novel by the former Irish, Giants, Browns and Eagles player lays bare a brutal season in the life of Dominic Fucillo, an aging, rebellious professional football player for the New York Giants whose team faces a major scandal.

Charlie Weis, head football coach at Notre Dame and a former NFL offensvie coordiator, says, “A terrific novel. Just when you thought you had it figured out, the book takes an unexpected turn. I could not put it down.”

(October 2008)