The Games Do Count - Burt Reynolds Summary & Analysis

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Burt Reynolds Summary and Analysis

Burt Reynolds noticed that the athletes had more girls and felt that was a good reason to join a team. In eighth grade, a fellow student asked him to race a boy they called Flash. Burt won the race. The fellow student, Dick Howser, grew up to be manager of the Yankees. Burt played football in high school and intended to go to Miami on a scholarship, but Dick talked him into checking out Florida State. When Burt learned that the majority of the school's population was female, he decided to go to Florida State. Burt did well at Florida State, but his dreams of turning pro ended when he had a car accident and injured his knee. Burt's father was chief of police, and Burt hung out with outlaws in defiance, never gaining from his father the approval...

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