TV Movie | | Drama, Sport
Story of Bear Bryant's first summer as head football coach at Texas A&M. Bear takes his charges out onto the scorched plains and sees who survives.
With the movie being filmed in Australia, virtually all of the young men playing prospective Aggie football players were Australian. Therefore, all of the Texas accents - as convincing as they might've been - were indeed fake.
Little prick! I could whup your ass six weeks from Christmas!
Claude Gearheart: You had enough practice.
Gearhart's Father: Good luck in Aggieville! God knows you ain't good enough to play for Texas!
A sign reads "Texas A&M University". Texas A&M did not become a "university" until 1962. In the 1950s, it was called "Texas A&M College."