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.
Michigan coaching legend Glenn E. (Bo) Schembechler is in the booth providing color commentary for the Michigan game.
This is not a football vocational school. It's an institute for higher learning.
Coach Winters: Yeah, but when was the last time 80,000 people showed up to watch a kid do a damn chemistry experiment? Why don't you stick the bow-tie up your ass?
When Joe and Camille are riding Joe's motorcycle off-road, the tires on Joe's motorcycle in the close-up are knobby/off-road tires while in the shots from the profile they are clearly street tires.
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.
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