Air Date: October 3rd, 2006
A small Texas town has high expectations for its top-ranked football team.
Season 5 - Episode 13 : Always Feb 9, 2011
The Taylors face several decisions that could permanently change their lives; Julie's plans for the future surprise Coach and Tami; the Lions go to State.
Season 5 - Episode 12 : Texas Whatever Feb 2, 2011
Coach Taylor receives an offer he can't refuse; Tim reassesses his future plans when an old flame returns to Dillon; the fate of East Dillon's football program is decided.
Season 5 - Episode 11 : The March Jan 26, 2011
Coach Taylor feels threatened by budget cuts; Tami flies to Pennsylvania for an opportunity; the Lions embark on their quest for state.
Season 5 - Episode 10 : Don't Go Jan 19, 2011
An elite college program courts Coach Taylor; Vince works to earn his starting spot back; friends and family speak at Tim's parole hearing.
Season 5 - Episode 9 : Gut Check Jan 12, 2011
Coach threatens to suspend Vince; Billy receives some surprising news from Mindy; Becky begins a new job; Tami and Epyck's relationship grows.
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