The Junction Boys
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The Junction Boys
Long before his legendary association with the Alabama Crimson Tide, football coach Paul "Bear" Bryant was athletic director at Texas A&M University. In this made for TV movie, the hard-as-nails Bryant (played by Tom Berenger) shepherds 100 potential college football players into the desolate village known as Junction, Texas, in the summer of 1954. Determined to find out which of his boys has the guts and fortitude to play winning football, Bryant forces the applicants to train eight hours a day in 120 degree heat, without food or water. Ultimately, only 35 players make the cut,… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A riveting sports drama about the hell legendary college football coach Paul "Bear" Bryant called training camp. Tom Berenger is well cast as Bryant."
‑ Chuck O'Leary, Fantastica Daily
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