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
They just might be the biggest bunch of losers that ever became winners.
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Did You Know?
In the movie, the fictional Texas State University plays a football game against Southwest Texas State University, a real university located in San Marcos, TX. In 2003, Southwest Texas State University changed its name to Texas State University at San Marcos. See more
At try-outs, the name on Krimm's helmet is completely unreadable before he hits the sled. After the hit, Krimm's name is in perfect block letters. See more
[During an indoor practice, Popki's pass 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 gonna be playing a hell of a lot of defense.
Referenced in Jerry Maguire