Alabama Crimson Tide (Football team)--Fiction; Quarterbacks (Football)--Fiction; Football players--Fiction
Meet Gunnar Hanshaw, a former star high school quarterback from California whose career ended with a severe shoulder injury. Now on a mission in Chile, Gunnar faces an uncertain future. Then while playing catch on a Preparation Day, his companion notices Gunnar’s throwing arm is stronger than ever and encourages him to give football another chance.
Within months, Gunnar finds himself a member of the Alabama Crimson Tide, one of the top college football teams in the nation. Nicknamed the “The Mormon Gunslinger" by his Alabama teammates, Gunnar learns how to handle opposing defenses, Southern hospitality—and Southern Baptists. This rousing story from the author of Mormonville is a lively, uplifting mix of religion, football, and great storytelling. The tale of Gunnar Hanshaw will leave you cheering.