Haunted by his mysterious past, a devoted high school football coach leads a scrawny team of orphans to the state championship during the Great Depression and inspires a broken nation along the way.
Did You Know?
In the 1930s and 1940s, there was nothing bigger in Texas high school football than the Masonic Home Mighty Mites a group of orphans bound together by hardship and death. These youngsters, in spite of being outweighed by at least thirty pounds per man, were the toughest football team around. They began with nothing not even a football yet in a few years were playing for the state championship on the highest level of Texas football. See more