|Dimensions||6.5 x 9.25|
|Features||full-color photos, table of contents, chronology, statistics, works consulted, websites, find out more, glossary, index|
|Series||A Robbie Reader Contemporary Biography 2012|
|Subject||Troy, Football Players, Polamalu|
Even if you dont know his name, you know his hair. Troy Polamalu, whose flowing locks are featured on television commercials, may be a good-natured, soft-spoken shampoo pitchman in the locker room, but every Sunday during football season, hes considered one of the most talented and hard-hitting defensive backs in the NFL. His unique combination of athleticism, strength, and intelligence enables him to be a complete defensive player, covering receivers on one play, and tackling runners on the next. Off the field, Troy is a religiously devout family man whose favorite pastime is growing orchids. His road to football greatness and personal spirituality is an inspiring story that proves with hard work and a belief in oneself, anyone can make dreams come true.