Against the Grain (1993–1994)

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Insurance salesman Ed Clemons has just taken on the task of coaching the slumping high school football team of the small, but football-crazy town of Sumpter, Texas. He is given just one ... See full summary »

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 Ed Clemons (8 episodes, 1993)
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 Maggie Clemons (8 episodes, 1993)
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 Joe Willie Clemons (8 episodes, 1993)
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 Jenny Clemons (8 episodes, 1993)
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 Niles Hardeman (8 episodes, 1993)
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 Mindy Hardeman / ... (5 episodes, 1993)
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 Winona / ... (5 episodes, 1993)
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 Mark (4 episodes, 1993)
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 Jill Clemons (3 episodes, 1993)
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 Bud Hardeman / ... (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Clyde (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Bobby Taylor (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Stan Langston (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Jodi Collins (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Lynette / ... (2 episodes, 1993)
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Insurance salesman Ed Clemons has just taken on the task of coaching the slumping high school football team of the small, but football-crazy town of Sumpter, Texas. He is given just one season to turn the fumbling teens around, and he throws himself into the job wholeheartedly. Though his methods ruffle the feathers of the quiet little town, he manages to make some real progress with the players. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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20 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I only saw 2 episodes of this series and would love to buy them on DVD. The reunion episode was hilarious showing a bunch of middle age men showing up for a reunion and trying to re-live their glory days. I laughed so hard and it was all clean humor. Please ask that this get put on DVD. This episode was incredible!!

The guys re-played their biggest rivals game.

They stole mascots and played the same pranks I did as a teenager in my own high school. Clean but effective and inspiring.

One of the guys played Ned Ryerson on Groundhog day. He outdid himself in this show. I can't remember any more as it has been 13 years since I saw this show.


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