2022 Author in Schools Author

Brian Biada

Book Title:

Gator Walk: How to Walk-On and Not Crawl-Off

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Author Bio

Gator Walk: How to Walk-On and Not Crawl Off gives a behind-the-scenes look of my time as a walk-on with the 2009 - 2012 Florida Gators football teams. As a 5'8" high school athlete with zero collegiate football offers, I managed to walk-on to the #1 ranked football team in college at the start of my freshman year. That journey came along with its fair share of smiles, tears, and more than enough stories to fit on 128 pages. But I documented it all so that other aspiring college athletes could benefit and realize that anything is possible with hard work and dedication.

I'm a full-time Systems Engineer with L3Harris Technologies and my family and I are currently living in the D.C. metropolitan area. Writing this book wasn't about the money or the acknowledgement. It was purely about sharing my story to inspire and entertain others - and even if just one high/middle schooler reads it and chooses to better himself/herself as a result, then it was all worth it.