Join special guest and Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame Coach, Marv Levy, in a Gridiron Greats Charity Auction! Just in time for Christmas, these special football memorabilia items are the perfect gift for your football fan. And the best part… A portion of the proceeds will go to benefit the Gridiron Greats Assistance Fund.
What can you win for your family football fan in the Marv Levy Charity Auction? Find this awesome list of amazing prizes below:
1. “4 Items for 4 Downs”: Marv Levy’s Autographed Book, Bills Hat, Bills Football, Bills Yearbook
Marv Levy is the only pro football coach to take his NFL team, the Buffalo Bills, to four consecutive Super Bowls in the early 1990s. He has penned a novel, “Between the Lies”, that finds an NFL bending the rules, including putting out bounties on opposing players, to get to the Super Bowl game in Indianapolis and win the game. The very integrity of the game comes within a yard of ruin. Levy is enshrined in the Hall of Fame in Canton, OH and is still very active on the talk circuit. At the age of 87, he still jogs 3 miles a day in Chicago!
2. “Ball & A Book”: 2012 Alabama NCAA Championship Football + Marv Levy’s Autographed Book
Celebrate Bama’s 2nd national title in three seasons with a stunning limited edition football, complete with a game-by-game recap of Alabama’s 13-0 season, capped off by a dominating 21-0 over LSU in the title game. This limited edition football also includes a handsome acrylic display case. Only 5,000 footballs were produced in this limited edition collection and they sold out.
– 2012 Alabama NCAA Championship Football with acrylic display case
– Marv Levy’s Autographed “Between The Lies” Book
3. Dinner at Harry Caray’s in Chicago with Marv Levy
Harry Caray rocked Chicago as the Cubs famous broadcaster for many years, and his restaurant is one of the “must-see” places in the Windy City. The food is a grand slam too, and you’ll be able to have dinner with Hall of Fame coaching legend Marv Levy, who took his Buffalo Bills football team to four consecutive Super Bowls, a feat that has never been duplicated or even approached. Learn X’s and O’s over dinner from a true legend and gentleman!
4. “4 Books For Marv’s 4 Super Bowl Appearances”
Did you know Marv Levy is also a poet, that he loves history, has a degree from Coe College in Iowa and did his post-graduate work at Harvard? He may be the most educated NFL head coach in the history of the sport!
Now you can treat yourself and your 3 best friends to Marv’s new novel, “Between the Lies”, and relive the plot lines staged by this Hall of Famer. An excellent holiday gift for any football fan!
5. 2011 Oregon NCAA Title Game Football
The Oregon Ducks established themselves as one of the premier college football teams in 2011 and made it to the championship game against Auburn. This limited edition football (2,010) salutes Oregon’s unbeaten regular season (12-0) and Pac-10 championship. Includes an acrylic display case to show off this remarkable piece of sports memorabilia.
6. “Ball & A Book”: 2007 Missouri “Season To Remember Football” + Marv Levy Autographed Book
For any Tigers fan, it was a season that will go down in history, capped off by a 38-7 win in the Cotton Bowl game against Arkansas. This limited edition football (5,000) celebrates a 12-2 campaign, and found the Tigers ranked #1 in the country for one week. You will have bragging rights in your neighborhood with this beauty, which comes with an acrylic display case.
– 2007 Missouri “Season To Remember Football”
– Autographed Marv Levy “Between The Lies” Book
7. 2013 NFL Draft Party Arranged By Outbid at Harry Caray’s in Chicago
Ever wonder what kind of dialogue goes on behind-the-scenes on NFL draft day? Well, join former Buffalo Bills head coach, Marv Levy, and later their general manager, to learn some insight as to what happens on Draft Day each April. Levy coached the Bills to four consecutive Super Bowls and was considered one of the masterminds in the NFL for years during his long career. Marv will give you a draft day lesson you’ll never forget at one of Chicago’s most famous restaurants named after Cubs broadcasting legend Harry Caray.
8. Peyton Manning Tribute Football
This limited edition football (2,500) celebrates the future Hall of Fame career of this outstanding quarterback, and lists some of the impressive stats that he compiled with the Indianapolis Colts. One section of the ball chronicles some of his many career records, while another section of the ball features a colorful photo of #18, who played for the Colts from 1998-2011. Comes with an acrylic display case. This collectible sold out in one week!
9. “Ball & A Book”: Kansas City Chiefs 50th Anniversary Football
This football celebrates the great franchise history of this team in Kansas City, where Marv Levy once was the head coach.
The football includes the Chiefs Super Bowl IV logo–and only 2,009 were produced. A section of the football chronicles some important dates in franchise history and lists the founding date when the club was known as Dallas Texans of the American Football League.
If you’re into history and follow the Chiefs, this is an item that will bring back many memories and comes with a handsome acrylic display case.
10. Marv Levy Autographed Limited Edition Buffalo Bills Football
This is really a special collector’s item, a Limited Edition Buffalo Bills football autographed by Hall of Fame coach Marv Levy, who took his Buffalo Bills to the Super Bowl for four consecutive seasons. If you are a student of the game and a collector of fine NFL memorabilia, this will be a perfect addition to your collection.
11. Autographed Framed Photo of Marv Levy
He walked the sidelines of the NFL from 1969 to 1997 as an assistant coach or head coach, with a stop in Canada to take the Montreal Alouettes to two titles. He was an assistant coach with the Eagles, Rams and Redskins and the head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs and Buffalo Bills, posting a 143-112 mark in the NFL as a head coach. Marv Levy has led an amazing career in pro football and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, OH in 2001. While head coach at William & Mary in 1967, Levy’s team stunned heavily favored Navy, a powerhouse at the time, in what football experts say is one of the Top 10 upsets in college football history.
Don’t let these unique football items pass you by.