Leigh Anne, I'm so sorry. In the hospital for his injury, Michael is terrified. He had a favorite spot out in the pasture under a cork tree. So I got you one of those 'cause frames xxx It's not about to let that in my house. So what is the flag for? Now, I'll be the running back and you show me what you're supposed to do.
Mike, I got a call from someone at the police departement. Michael ended up making apologies and was given ten hours of community service. I understand you applied for a teaching position at Wingate? In reality, Leigh Anne didn't offer Michael a place to stay immediately. I'm working even when I'm not working. Because there's a difference between Bunny Williams and a La-Z-boy.
I mean, we study together at home. Are you telling me, that's the best you can do? I won't religious enough for 'em. As emphasized somewhat in the movie, Michael never associated with such individuals. I mean do you even like it? Tim McGraw was not the only actor who has ties to the music world, Lily Collins who played Collins Tuohy, is also the daughter of the one and only Phil Collins! Yes, that's how Mama put on her freshman ten. When asked if the fight has anything to do with proving his worth after back-to-back struggling seasons, Oher pinned his problems on the movie.
Where were you taking him, Mike? Oh, well he was little rough when we first got him but we, you know, coached him up a little bit. And he won't this fall if he doesn't improve a lot before then. Next days function, high class luncheon Food is served and you're stone cold munchin' Music comes on, people start to dance But then you ate so much you nearly split your pants A girl starts walkin, guys start gawkin' Sits down next to you and starts talkin' Says she wanna dance cus she likes the groove So come on fatso and just bust a move If you want it, you've got it if you want it baby you got it If you want it, you've got it if you want it baby you got it This is not a 40. However, he made all A's and B's during his senior year, but with no more classes to take, he could at best only finish with a 2. Players are in position, linemen are frozen, and anything's possible. A good football player, as Tom Lemming has pointed out, must be aggressive and active, not just strong.
Michael, why don't you come over here and say hello to Coach Saban. You know what I think we should do? Did Michael's high school tutor, Miss Sue, really continue to help him at college? I'm not saying he's going to pass but Big Mike is not stupid. And that this job offer came after you signed with them? I guess I was just wondering how much access I'd have to him. A's that Michael earned in these character courses could be used to replace existing F's that he had earned in high school English courses. It's not gonna be graded. And I was a little bit scared and you told me not to worry about, because you had my back. Fine, let's go through the reading list.
He just wanted to come along for the ride. He will also change the game of football as we know it… Legendary quarterback Joe Theismann never played another down of football. Not if you use a knife. In spite of the fact that Michael has little to no experience with the game of football, college coaches are well aware of his potential talents. You know, when I was driving all over Kingdom Come looking for you I kept thinking about one thing. Mike, just take any empty seat.
Oher actually kept a good relationship with the sweet Sandra Bullock herself. But I got you some nicer. I don't like to be called Big Mike. I'm the designer, my name's on it. Did you know that to be eligible for a Division One scholarship Michael's gonna need to make it a 2.
I thought you said it was your Christian duty? There was a little girl about two rows back. In the last paragraph they talked about his superb athletic skills and how different his life might have been if he hadn't fallen behind and dropped out of school. Kicking that blue guy's ass. When Leigh Anne invites Big Mike to stay for Thanksgiving dinner, all the trees in their yard are full of green leaves. The racism and bullying that Michael endures in this scene reflects the broader racism and discrimination in Tennessee society, with which Michael contends throughout the book.