Louisiana football star Gavin Grey had it all. He was an All-American champion who married his high-school sweetheart, homecoming queen Babs Rogers, and who was a hero to his hometown. Yet after a failed professional career, Gavin realizes that fame and success have passed him by and that he no longer is the hero everyone keeps reminding him he should still be. His dissatisfaction with his life leads to strains in his marriage, and Gavin begins to wonder who he is, if he's not a hero anymore. Written by
Jim Beaver <email@example.com>
Their life story is a love story
Did You Know?
Filming was stopped for weeks when Dennis Quaid
had his collarbone broken by Tim Fox
of the New England Patriots during filming. Footage of Quaid rolling in pain on the sidelines of the snow game appears in the finished film. See more
During Gavin Gray's first NFL game in 1957, the uniforms depicted for the Washington Redskins and Pittsburgh Steelers are not historically accurate. The Redskins did not employ the burgundy helmet with the feather stripe along the back until the 1958 season, and the Steelers didn't adopt the Steelmark helmet logo until 1962 and they didn't use black helmets until 1963. In 1957 the Redskins used solid gold helmets and the Steelers used yellow helmets with a single black stripe along the center and black numerals on either side. See more
[about the Gray Ghost's theme restaurant
I'm running this place. I'm good at it. Did anybody ever think I was good at anything? I sure didn't.
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Let's Twist Again
Written by Dave Appell
and Kal Mann
Performed by Chubby Checker See more