September 15, 2006
Genre(s): Drama, Crime
Sean Porter is a supervisor as the Kilpatrick Detention Center in Los Angeles. Trying to find a way to reach his teenage inmates, Porter suggests they start a football team. He sees team sports as a way to teach discipline, respect and teamwork to the group, some of whom are from rival gangs. Malcolm Moore, a probation officer, joins Porter as an assistant coach and the two try to shape a group of young men who distrust each other into a cohesive, winning team while also improving their self-esteem and their futures.