The Importance of Football in the Movie Varsity Blues Essay

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The Importance of Football in the Movie Varsity Blues

Sports play such a huge role in our society; many people form their lives around watching or playing a certain sport. In my house, when football season starts, my dad and brother watch football religiously every Sunday and Monday. On Sundays some of my dad’s friends come over to watch the game, my mom prepares snacks and lunch for “the guys”. When the game is on they are so interested in it, that they have no idea what is going on around them, I try to talk to my dad when the game is on and he always seems to ignore me. I love how they get so into the game, and cheer really loud and yell at the television. For them like many other people, they have found football to be a hobby,
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Kilmore is not the nicest man, his motto is to win and if you are not on his side and agree with all he says then he will not be very nice to you. Mox does not agree with him, so he gives Mox a very hard time.
The star in West Canyon is Lance Harper, the quarterback for the high school team. The day of the big football games, the school puts on a huge rally to pump everyone up for the game, Lance gives a speech about how they will win their game tonight, Lance as well as everyone else is very confident about winning the game. “To win at all cost,” means that you will play through any situation; if you can still walk then you can play in the game. Another star player is Billy Bob, who is an offensive lineman. Before one of the games Billy Bob passes out in class, because he has had too many concussions to his head. The school nurse advises him not to play, but coach Kilmore decides that he needs him to play. Another player that is injured is Harper, he has been having knee problems, which Kilmore ignores by giving him shots before the game to ease the pain.
That was not a very smart idea because in one of the games, Billy Bob who is in no condition to play, faints on the field and Harper ends up getting hit by two guys. He hurts his knee and has to go to the hospital. Mox comes in to finish the game, no one has faith in him, but he ends up winning the game. Harper tore every ligament in his knee and will not be able to

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