John L. Thornton Jr.
Boobie Miles was good football, but haunted by injuries. He was not a very good student. All he wanted to do was go to major university for football and then go into the pro's. He received a scholarship to Ranger Junior College for football, and flunked out after a year.
Brian Chavez was stereotyped as a dumb jock, but was the number one student in his class.
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reasons. They are both small towns filled with blue collar, working class people. They both have high goals for there children and want to see them succeed in life. The kids are similar because of the popularity of football and the dreams that come with playing the game. The towns are filled with hard workers and mixed families, ranging for single parent homes to alcoholic parents, that want to see the kids have brilliant futures.