Sensitive study of a headstrong high school football star who dreams of getting out of his small Western Pennsylvania steel town with a football scholarship. His equally ambitious coach aims at a college position, resulting in a clash which could crush the player's dreams. Written by
Jerry Milani <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Did You Know?
The uniforms and team colors used in the film were from Ferndale Area High School, a small high school in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, where the film was made. See more
When Stefan goes to the field to ask the coach to play in the game, his hair is blowing in the wind. In the reverse angle, his hair is laying down flat. See more
[to the players in the locker room
Listen up, ladies. Brian Riley is going to USC, motherfuckers!
All I have to do is maintain my fantastic 2.0 grade-point average, and everything is cool.
Referenced in My Boyfriend's Back
(First Bar Scene)
Performed by Tony Orlando
Music and Lyrics by Chips Moman
and Bobby Emmons
Produced by Chips Moman
and Brooks Arthur See more