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Rated
PG-13
Runtime 108 min
Ratings
33% critics Rotten Tomatoes
47% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Age 14+ Common Sense Media
Genre Comedy, Sport
Release 09/27/91
Actors Scott Bakula, Hector Elizondo, Robert Loggia, Harley Jane Kozak
Directors Stan Dragoti
Due to NCAA sanctions, the Texas State University Fightin' Armadillos must form a football team from their actual student body, with no scholarships to help, to play their football schedule. With fewer players than most teams, the makeshift team must overcome obstacles that the best teams in the country couldn't deal with. Using a 34 year old quarterback, a female placekicker and a gang of misfits, Ed "Straight Arrow" Genero must take his team to play the number one Texas Colts.
Genre Comedy, Sport
Release 09/27/91
Actors Scott Bakula, Hector Elizondo, Robert Loggia, Harley Jane Kozak
Directors Stan Dragoti
Due to NCAA sanctions, the Texas State University Fightin' Armadillos must form a football team from their actual student body, with no scholarships to help, to play their football schedule. With fewer players than most teams, the makeshift team must overcome obstacles that the best teams in the country couldn't deal with. Using a 34 year old quarterback, a female placekicker and a gang of misfits, Ed "Straight Arrow" Genero must take his team to play the number one Texas Colts.