R | | Action, Drama, Romance
Several players from different backgrounds try to cope with the pressures of playing football at a major university. Each deals with the pressure differently, some turn to drinking, others to drugs, and some to studying.
Omar Epps, Kristy Swanson, and Andrew Bryniarski appeared in Higher Learning (1995).
Let's put the women and children to bed and go lookin' for dinner!
The endzone design frequently changes colors from Maroon and Yellow to Red and Black. At one point "Carolina" appears visible (during the Michigan game) in the end zone.
Some scenes show college students lying in a street in the middle of car traffic as a way to prove their courage. A few weeks after the film's release, the studio recalled all copies and deleted this sequence from the picture in response to public outrage, because a few teenagers had been injured or killed imitating this deadly game.
$6,821,931 26 September 1993