TV Series | TV-14 | | Drama, Sport
The trials and tribulations of small town Texas football players, their friends, family, and coaching staff.
Zach Gilford was working at a sporting goods store when he was cast as Matt Saracen. Gilford and one other actor were up for the part of Saracen: the other actor was double-booked to audition for a made-for-TV Disney movie, so director Peter Berg gave the part to Gilford.
During the episodes showing Coach Taylor visiting, and subsequently working at, (the fictional) Texas Methodist University, the end-zones of the field have "Texas State" written on them.
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