Found May 02, 2012 on Hoops Manifesto:
Walk-on benchwarmers have a special kinship amongst them, so it's not surprising that I enjoyed Mark Titus's Don't Put Me In Coach.  For those not in the know, Titus was a walk-on for one of the best college basketball teams in the nation, Ohio State (2006-10), who, despite only scoring nine points in his career, became one of the most popular and famous players on the team due to his blog,  Meanwhile, I was a walk-on for one of the best college basketball teams in another nation (Canada), who went on to become a writer, also.  The big difference being Titus is getting multi-million dollar book advances, and I'm not.  But at least I scored eight more points in my career than he did, right?!  Right?! Ok, enough of me acting like Al Bundy and having athletic flashbacks - on to Mr. Titus's book.  It's a fun, profane, inside look into life as a player at a big time basketball school.  Titus dishes the dirt on several high profile teammates (...

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