Retrieved September 3, Active Themes Related Quotes with Explanations Nate Hearne, an African American assistant coach for the Panthers, tries to convince Boobie, who is also black, to remain on the team, for his teammates.
While he originally planned to play for Texas Christian University, he suffered a herniated disc in the final game of his high school career.
Finally, we meet Brian Chaveza safety and the team's lone Hispanic player. Bissinger also introduces Brian Chavez, a talented defensive player who loves to hit his opponents, and who has dreams of going to Harvard—he is number one academically in his class at Permian.
Analysis American football culture is a strange phenomenon for many people to comprehend - and West Texas high school football is even stranger.
Once we finished our quizzes, she told us to read the next chapter silently. Gaines, along with the Midland Lee coach, win the flip, and Permian makes a run toward the state title, ultimately into the final four, where it loses a tough game to a Dallas school, Carter High School, in the state semifinals.