Release Date: October 10th, 2008
DVD Release Date: January 20th, 2009
PG |2 hr 9 minPlot Summary
Born into poverty, Ernie Davis (Rob Brown) overcomes many obstacles to get into Syracuse University's football program. Under the guidance of Coach Ben Schwartzwalder (Dennis Quaid), Davis becomes one of the school's best players, even surpassing Jim Brown's achievements. In 1961 Davis becomes the first black player to win the Heisman Trophy, but there is one more obstacle in his life that he must overcome.
Director: Gary Fleder
Production Co: Davis Entertainment
Distributors: Universal Pictures