Every team has at least one. That one player who's called on to make somethinghappen. Throughout his career on the University of Kansas basketballteam, Travis Releford was that guy. So much so, in fact, that on Senior Night2013, head coach Bill Self told the Allen Fieldhouse crowd that Releford was"the rock of our team."In his new book, Relentless, Releford candidly describes the hard work it tookon the court and in the classroom to become "the Rock of the Jayhawks."Growing up in the inner-city -- sometimes without food on the table, hebecame one of the most highly recruited basketball players in Kansas Cityhistory. He went from attending a predominantly white, private high school,to becoming a father while in college, to helping the Jayhawks reach thenational championship game in 2012. The book is a must-read for any fanwanting an inside look at major college basketball. A great gift for any fan ofthe Kansas Jayhawks.
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From Redshirt to the Rock of the Jayhawks