Due to NCAA sanctions, the Texas State University Fightin' Armadillos must form a football team from their actual student body, with no scholarships to help, to play their football schedule...
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Several players from different backgrounds try to cope with the pressures of playing football at a major university. Each deals with the pressure differently, some turn to drinking, others to drugs, and some to studying.
A Long Island psychotherapist's personal life unravels when she finds her husband cheating. Diving fully into her work, Dr. Dani Santino soon finds herself as the most sought-after ... See full summary »
Due to NCAA sanctions, the Texas State University Fightin' Armadillos must form a football team from their actual student body, with no scholarships to help, to play their football schedule. With fewer players than most teams, the makeshift team must overcome obstacles that the best teams in the country couldn't deal with. Using a 34 year old quarterback, a female placekicker and a gang of misfits, Ed "Straight Arrow" Genero must take his team to play the number one Texas Colts. Written by
The convict football team is made up of several real NFL stars, including Dick Butkus, Jim Kelly, and Jerry Rice. See more »
On the two point conversion at the end of the game, Manu blocks a guy behind Paul Blake, only to come from the front and block for Blake again seconds later. See more »
[During practice in the gym, Popki throws a wild pass that bounces off the rim of the basketball hoop]
How about that, he stinks at two sports.
I can work with him, just butt out of my offense.
If you can build an offense around a guy who throws like Edward Scissorhands, we're going to be playing a hell of alot of defense.
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In the pantheon of football movies it's not the best, but not the worst by far. It's a decent comedy for the generation when it came out. The ensemble cast worked well together and anything with Kathy Ireland in it can't be all that bad. Sinbad also looked like someone who may have played football before going to teaching. 6/10
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