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The storyline was very well thought out, and that is the reason why I pushed all the way through the book. Manning is a incredible football player but not the smartest student or individual. As he gets to know her more he starts to appreciate life outside of football more than he did.

He has pressure on his shoulders from his coaches and especially his d The book Crackback by John Coy, is a very inspiring and addictive book. However, his teammates realize his lack of ability and that is when he is offered the steroids. He joins the team and makes some good plays and becomes the star for a bit. The main character Miles Manning is in high school and plays football for his school he is small but he plays defence because he can hit. It was really accurate to some of the things football players go through.

After getting replaced later in the season manning is now really fired u The main character in this book is Miles Manning.

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He has problems with peer pressure, body image and girls When that happen his friends stopped talking to him and hanging out with him. This book is about a young man named Miles Manning who is the popular kid in school. Crackback Review Crackbak book Crackback is a story about a kid, Miles Manning, who plays football in high school and learns more about life. This relat Reading the book Crackback was very spectacular because personally I’m into football books.


His dad says, “don’t let anybody get to you, crackbac keep trying to improve because no one is perfect at anything” Coy Should he be a follower and take after his friends to fit in; or should he make his own choice that will be better in the end. After football practice Zach takes him home but before he tells him bye he gives him 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.

I joyn how the plot was very straight it does not get off topic, it stays on track with where it is headed. Nov 21, Shane Smith rated it it was amazing. Crackback is the name of a move in football when the defender hits an opposing player in the back.

Can he survive and work his way back cyo If crackkback looking for a action-packed thriller, then this is the book for you!


Refresh and try jogn. But, it had a good storyline that resolved all of the relatable problems that helped. He would have had an older brother but the baby died when the baby was six months old.

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.

One reason I like this book so much is that it teaches you to never give up. Miles has to get somethings figured out so that he can get some playing time.


Miles is in a tough situation on what to do. The image put in place makes the reader more curios about how everything plays out and overall can help the reader with the story or issue. Each chapter is short with a clear purpose. May 01, Erwin Cook rated it it was amazing.

He also has to manage to try to get some playing time. They help him get back on track on the football team and they started to become friends.

It takes place on the football field, Miles Mannings house, at Miles’ school and at parties. This is used throughout the entire book like in chapter one on page three “I turn the last corner and sprint back” this is giving us a view point of what he is experiencing and how his actions have either good or bad consequences.

Injured teammates, pressure to use steroids, a new coach, loss of his starting position, conflict with his father, girl drama I gave this book 5 stars because it was a great book and was very inspirational. I am still reading crackback by Jhon Coy. The coach gets cancer and the ignorant assistant coach takes over and cuts Miles.

I’m not a starter. Oct 19, 02evann rated it liked it. Anyways, I found out this was his first novel, he’s and english teacher and he is a librettist for the Minnesota Orchestra.

Crack back was a greatly worded book.