Question: Who Is Neely Crenshaw?

What is the climax of bleachers?


The climax occurs when Neely Crenshaw appears as the third eulogist for Coach Eddie Rake.

The reader doesn’t expect him to be the one to speak well of his memories of his coach, because we have seen him turn away from Rake and Messina football so often throughout the book..

What happened Scotty Reardon?

What happened to Scotty Reardon? He died during practice.

Who is Paul Curry bleachers?

Paul Curry He used to play with Neely Crenshaw during high school football and was his best friend. He is now a banker and still lives in Messina but he joins his former team mates to see their old coach Eddie Rake again.

Where did Neely Crenshaw go to college?

TechAfter graduation, Crenshaw had received 31 scholarship offers and chooses Tech, a fictional university. He receives $50,000, a violation of NCAA rules for signing with the school.

Who is the main character in bleachers?

Neely CrenshawNeely Crenshaw – He is the main character, and the author tells the story from his point of view. He had been the great football hero in the 1980’s and had a great future perhaps in professional football.

What is the theme of bleachers?

Forgiveness. The first and most important theme is that of forgiveness. Eddie Rake slapped Neely for losing the first half of the championship game in 1987 which prompted Neely to knock his coach out. Neely himself had drifted through the last 15 years of his life, bitter about his knee injury and his wife leaving him.

Who is Silo Mooney?

Silo Mooney He is the local owner of a body shop behind which he runs a chop shop for illegal parts. So far, he hasn’t been caught, but it seems only a matter of time. When he played football with Neely and Paul, he had been the most dominant player in Messina history.

Who is Collis Suggs?

Collis Suggs was the first black captain of the Spartans in 1970. He became a preacher and has a large congregation in Messina. Rake used to go hear him preach and asked him to give one of the eulogies at his funeral.

Who wrote bleachers?

John GrishamBleachers/Authors

What genre is Bleachers by John Grisham?

NovelSports FictionPsychological FictionBleachers/Genres

Where does bleachers take place?

MessinaThe setting for Bleachers is Messina, a town in an unidentified Southern state which becomes the center of the universe for high school football fans on Friday nights. It’s the home of the multi-champion Spartans and their legendary coach, Eddie Rake, who, on this weekend, lies on his deathbed.