In a sport full of players who are larger than life, Terrell Owens
towers above the crowd.
It isn't just that he holds the NFL record for catches in a
single game (twenty) or that he's the most feared wide receiver in
the game. It's also his penchant for unique self-expression --
spiking the ball on the midfield Texas lone star in front of a
hostile Dallas Cowboy crowd, pulling a Sharpie from his sock to
sign a game ball after a touchdown, and dancing with a
cheerleader's pom-poms after another TD. Never politically correct
and always controversial and colorful on and off the field, Terrell
Owens has transformed himself into "TO," the outrageous gridiron
personality who has rocked the entire NFL and the sports landscape.
But Owens is more than touchdowns, dancing, and celebrations. In
this wickedly insightful book, he's full of sharp-eyed observations
on the contentious, demanding, insane phenomenon that is pro
In "Catch This!" Owens takes readers back to his hardscrabble
childhood in rural Alabama, where he was raised by a stern
grandmother and loving mother. By the time he won an athletic
scholarship for football at the University of
Tennessee-Chattanooga, the once small, bullied boy had transformed
himself into a very large man with a super body and an iron will to
succeed. He takes us behind his apprenticeship to -- and eventual
eclipsing of -- the legendary 49ers wide receiver Jerry Rice. He
pulls no punches when it comes to his extremely public fight with
San Francisco coach Steve Mariucci -- a relationship so sour that
they didn't speak at all during the crucial final weeks of the 2001
season. And, finally, he lets loose on the free agent scandal that
shook the NFL in 2004 -- and reveals the truth behind the NFL's
attempt to deny him free agency, his fraudulent trade to the
Baltimore Ravens, and his ultimate happy landing with the
For those who think they know both Terrell Owens and TO, catch
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