Necessary Roughness

Synopsis: 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
Director(s): Stan Dragoti
Production: Paramount Pictures
Rotten Tomatoes:
108 min

- Throw the ball, genius!|- Come on.

- Ready, Wyatt?|- Ready to go.

Set! Hut!

Sorry, Wyatt. l'll get there next time.|Good route, good route!

AII right, reIax and try again.

Set! Hut!

l thought you'd do one of these.

He stinks at two sports.

l can work with him. Just butt out.

lf you build an offence around|Edward Scissorhands,

we're gonna play|a hell of a lot of defence!

AII my exes Iive in Texas...

Paul Blake?

Looking for Paul Blake.

Come on, come on!

jAndaIe, pendejo!

- Guess you don't remember me.|- l remember you. Coach Riggendorf.

- Lo marcamos manana.|- Bueno, jefe.

l guess l made|a decent impression on you.

You were out here 1 6 years ago,|recruiting for Penn State.

Can we mosey over|to the bunkhouse?

How's the magic arm?

Good. Then it's rested.

As you never enrolled in college,|you can still play as a freshman.

Could've saved you|a 200-mile trip, Coach.

l know why you passed up on college.

Well, that all happened|a long time ago.

Aren't you the least bit curious|what you missed out on?

l made my peace with it.|l don't need to drag it all back.

l'm not asking you|to give up the Ponderosa.

- l'm asking you to go for the team.|- Team?

You don't have a team.

Hell, you're throwing those kids|to the wolves!

You expect me to get the shit kicked|out of me? What's that gonna prove?

Maybe you're right.

Maybe you should stay here|with your high school trophies

and wonder just how great|you might've been.

l'll tell you one thing...

...l never saw anybody|fire that football the way you did.

l can't interfere on this one.|Dean Elias calls the shots on education.

You might consider|kissing his ass a little.

l'd hate to lead him on.

l'm an old-fashioned dean, Coach.

Call me a stick-in-the-mud,

but l believe our function|is to educate and enlighten.

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