Necessary Roughness (1991)
When Paul is looking for his room, a shot shows Sargie and Samurai fighting in their room. One wall has a poster of The Hunt for Red October (1990).
Coach Rig mocks a football hopeful by saying he throws "like Edward Scissorhands".
"You were great in..."
A spectator watching Cushman in the beginning is wearing a Texas State shirt.
Most of the football players resembles the TSU football players and their characteristics
Title reference (second segment)
Footage is shown for the segment 'Big Men Don't Feel Pain'
As a warmup, the Dean organizes a game against a group of prisoners. Which is the same premise as the Longest Yard.
an underdog football team using a girl as the kicker