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Season 1

  • S01E01 Game Day

    • August 26, 2003
    • ESPN

    The Cougars are 2-3 and it's six hours to kick-off. Leon Taylor, back from injured reserve, plans to retake the running back throne from rookie Demetrius ""DH"" Harris, who will not slow down for anyone. Coach George must get hard-hitting middle linebacker Eric Olczyk's head together before the game.

  • S01E02 The Piss Man

    • September 2, 2003
    • ESPN

    The league drug testing official a.k.a. The Piss Man is coming: no one knows which two players are on the list. They better be clean - otherwise it's automatic suspension. Guard Dog tempts Leon with a way to get his mojo back. Olczyk needs to calm his demons. McConnell's got pain management issues.

  • S01E03 The Choice (1)

    • September 9, 2003
    • ESPN

    Part 1 of 2. Leon faces the possibility of a trade; DH must decide where his loyalty lies; McConnell's in a slump.

  • S01E04 The Choice (2)

    • September 16, 2003
    • ESPN

    Part 2 of 2. When new evidence surfaces, DH is pressured to change his statement; Olczyk receives news about his father; a rift grows between Robin and Leon.

  • S01E05 Halftime

    • September 23, 2003
    • ESPN

    The Cougars have been ravaged. Coach George and the medical staff must patch up the pieces for the second half. Leon faces a potentially career ending knee injury that worsens a rift with Olczyk, who knows what Leon did to Robin. DH can't make it to the next half without getting high. McConnell needs relief from the pain of a separated shoulder: he's got Chambers scouring the stands for his next night nurse.

  • S01E06 Man In Motion

    • September 30, 2003
    • ESPN

    Coach George lectures the team; DH's drug abuse comes to a head; domestic abuse rumors involving Leon appear; McConnell arranges a boys night out; Olczyk cannot forget about Beth.

  • S01E07 Talk Radio

    • October 7, 2003
    • ESPN

    Leon and Robin's decision to go public leads to legal problems; DH makes a charity appearance; Coach George sees a doctor; McConnell and Wilbanks' daughter make a bet.

  • S01E08 Down and Distance

    • October 14, 2003
    • ESPN

    Olczyk prepares to face his nemesis: a lightning fast quarterback who runs. Leon must resolve his legal issues to continue playing on the team. Coach George learns that he has prostate cancer. McConnell's halftime hookup comes back to haunt him: she's pregnant and it's his.

  • S01E09 The Outing

    • October 28, 2003
    • ESPN

    Guerwitcz asks August to marry him in order to dodge a rumor that a Cougars player is gay; tensions build between Leon and and Olczyk over midseason contract negotiations.

  • S01E10 Tenth of a Second

    • November 4, 2003
    • ESPN

    DH's big brother, Big E, learns some disturbing news about Cal's crime; Leon takes steps to prolong his career.

  • S01E11 Week 17

    • November 11, 2003
    • ESPN

    Leon auditions for a sportscaster job at Samantha's station; Olczyk must handle a surprise pregnancy announcement; Buffalo's weight gain affects his chances of playing.