5 Audiobooks That Score a Touchdown

Whether you’re an NFL superfan or someone who only watches football during the Superbowl, there’s an exciting story waiting for you. Kick-off football season by listening to one of these audiobooks.

For the NFL superfan:

Big Game
Author: Mark Leibovich
Read By: Joe Barrett

This is a chronicle of Mark Leibovich’s four-year odyssey within the NFL, from the owners’ meeting to the draft to the sidelines of crucial games. He takes in the show at the elbow of everyone from Brady to big-name owners to the cordially despised NFL Commissioner, Roger Goodell.
Listen to an excerpt Big Game

Gridiron Genius

From personnel to practice to game-day decisions that win titles, Former NFL general manager and three-time Super Bowl winner Michael Lombardi reveals what makes football organizations tick at the championship level.

Listen to an excerpt Gridiron Genius

Jim Brown
Author: Dave Zirin
Read By: Dave Zirin

Jim Brown is recognized as perhaps the greatest football player to ever live. But his phenomenal nine-year career with the Cleveland Browns is only part of his remarkable story. Acclaimed sports journalist Dave Zirin redefines this American icon.
Listen to an excerpt Jim Brown

For the casual fan:

Muck City
Author: Bryan Mealer
Read By: Dion Graham

In a town deep in the Florida Everglades, where high school football is the only escape, a haunted quarterback, a returning hero, and a scholar struggle against terrible odds. This is an engrossing portrait of a community mired in a shameful past and uncertain future, but with the fierce will to survive, win, and escape to a better life.

Listen to an excerpt Muck City

For the non-football fan looking for a sizzling, fun football-related listen:

Author: Alexa Martin
Read By: January LaVoy

Marlee Harper is the perfect girlfriend. She’s definitely had enough practice by dating her NFL-star boyfriend for the last ten years. But when she discovers he has been tackling other women on the sly, she vows to never date an athlete again. There’s just one problem: Gavin Pope, the new hotshot quarterback and a fling from the past, has Marlee in his sights.

Listen to an excerpt Intercepted