About the Book
The journey to the sporting world’s grandest stage – the Super Bowl – is often wrought with overwhelming obstacles, personal challenges, and a workload that would make most men cringe. No one understands this more than Norwood’s Marc Edwards, whose winding road from his home on Ashland Avenue to the NFL and ultimately the Super Bowl was littered with derailing pot holes. How Marc became a successful family man and an old-school battering ram of a Super Bowl champion should no longer be a mystery.
Award-winning writer Aaron M. Smith tells the remarkable story of Marc Edwards in his book Odyssey: From Blue Collar, Ohio to Super Bowl Champion. It chronicles Marc’s phenomenal journey from growing up in Norwood, to playing for Lou Holtz at Notre Dame, and to holding the Lombardi Trophy high over his head on one incredible Sunday night in New Orleans.
"It was so satisfying to read. The play details were exciting, but the human interest parts woven throughout were inspiring."
"Marc's story appeals to the "average Joe" in each of us, the part that enjoys knowing it's possible to rise up from humble beginnings to achieve lofty goals."
"I have read the book and you did a great job. You got Marc's story right on the money. I enjoyed it!"
"I came across this book about Marc, ordered a copy, and it was a great read. It explained a lot about who Marc was and brought back a ton of memories from watching him play in the mid-90s. I love biographies on football players and this one is another good one. I recommend this book!"
"Wow, this is awesome! A great book to purchase and add to my Notre Dame library."
"A fun story. Great to see someone make it instead of settling in life. A well written, entertaining story; one I would recommend to any football fan or anyone interested in a positive (finally!) story coming out of the sports world."
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