I have read all of Giffin's novels, and this was definitely one of the most lackluster. It even edged on being melodramatic. Worse of all, I was bored and wanted the novel to be finished for most of it. At first, the Texas college town setting and football focus reminded me of "Friday Night Lights". The coach's wife was even named Connie. But this wasn't the TV show and there was just too much American…