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>
He has everything at stake. He can't afford to lose. He's got to make all the right moves.
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When Djorjavic and a few teammates are sitting around in the auditorium watching Lisa and the choir practice, one guys asks Stef if he heard from Syracuse yet. Although the school was never mentioned when the recruiter was in Stef's house prior to the Walnut Heights game, at this point we can infer that he was from Syracuse because the man said they'd "always have a place for him" if Stef changed his mind. Presumably, Stef is attempting to take him up on the alleged promise. See more
When Stefan signs the contract to play football for Cal Poly in exchange for a full scholarship, Vern Nickerson's name is the only name on the contract and Stefan signs the Notary Public line, with no Notary Public in sight. See more
You're not God, Nickerson. You're just a typing teacher.
Referenced in The Benchwarmers
Hold Me Close To You
Performed by Stephanie Mills
Music by Louis St. Louis
Lyrics by Janet Alhanti
Produced by Brooks Arthur
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