Rick Moranis or the Dawson. Comedy or Drama.
(3)Little Giants vs. (6)Varsity Blues
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Little Giants (1995) - Rick Moranis plays Danny, a weeny little fellow who's always lived in the shadow his Heisman-winning brother Kevin (Ed O'Neill). Kevin coaches the town pee-wee team, and when Danny's daughter tries out, she doesn't make the cut. She talks Dad into coaching a new team, and these teams fight to see who represents the town. Just as the Little Giants are losing hope, John Madden and others show up to teach them that it's the fight they have in them, and not their size that will make them champions.
Varsity Blues (1999) - Another example of Texas at it's high school football-worshipping best. Lance Harbor is the star of the West Canaan Coyotes. He goes down in a game, and is backed up by bookish, smart, but capable Moxon. As Lance watches his celebrated status go away, Moxon suddenly becomes aware of the perks of being "the guy." As they deal with a tyrannical coach, Mox realizes there are way more things important than football.