The Express Poster

Release Date: October 10th, 2008

DVD Release Date: January 20th, 2009

PG|2 hr 9 min

Plot 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.

Cast: Dennis Quaid, Rob Brown, Clancy Brown, Omar Miller, Charles S. Dutton, Darrin Dewitt Henson, Nelsan Ellis, Nicole Beharie

Director: Gary Fleder

Genres: Drama, Biography

Production Co: Davis Entertainment

Distributors: Universal Pictures

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