Every time. Photo Essays. Today, Davis is remembered for his sportsmanship, the grace with which he handled the racial intolerance of his time, and his courage in facing a disease that ultimately claimed his life. What went right: The documentary footage at the end, which shows most of the players on this team who went on to do good things. Plot: The true story of Chicago Bears teammates Brian Piccolo and Gale Sayers' friendship that develops after Piccolo discovers he's dying of a terminal illness. The Express PG.
A drama based on the life of college football hero Ernie Davis, the first African-American to win the Heisman Trophy. Rob Brown in The Express () Dennis Quaid and Darrin Dewitt Henson in The Express () .
See full technical specs» My husband and I saw EXPRESS yesterday and truly enjoyed this movie. The Express: The Ernie Davis Story is a American sports film produced by John The film is based on the life of Syracuse University football player Ernie Davis. Syracuse quarterback Dick Easterly, who played with Davis, said shortly after the. For as a whole, the film would cumulatively rank at a box office. Ernest Davis (December 14, – May 18, ) was an American football player, a halfback One Syracuse player, Gerhard Schwedes, recommended that the whole When the Chronicle asked Brown whether the film The Express is a truthful .
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QB Jake Gibbs; HB Joe Bellino; HB Ernie Davis; FB Bob Ferguson. Line.
Orion Pictures Corporation Johnny Be Good Plot: Johnny Walker is the highest-rated high school football recruit in America who must choose between playing big-time college football and giving it all up for his girlfriend. Archived from the original on June 16, Davis smiled at the guy and asked what he was trying to do.
Could have been better: If the NFL would have allowed the movie makers to use real team marks. Plot: The true story of a newly appointed African-American coach and his high school team on their first season as a racially integrated unit.
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Ernie Davis' story is one that was not well-known to me before this movie came. Former Syracuse University football players want to set the record View Full Weather Report Bowl (above), but not in West Virginia, as shown in the film "The Express.
Several former SU players from that era -- including Schwedes, offensive tackle Bob Yates, tackle John Brown and quarterback Dick.
But since Flash Gordon is currently a football player in the movie, I think it has to count. But the game took place in Syracuse.
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CNET Networks. He was Davis' teammate at Syracuse and on the Cleveland Browns, his roommate and a close friend. Youmans, Gary Additionally, Al Baker, Syracuse's black fullback, said after the game, "Oh, they were bad.