Athens City, Alabama, is a town that lost its heart the day the high school football team lost the state championship and suffered a tragedy. Since that day, the town that once enjoyed superstar status has fallen on hard times. Now, years later, the former coach returns to head up one final season, aided by a local who tells the story with a fresh voice. Together, they fight Goliath and learn that love and reconciliation are more important than winning ever could be. It is heartwarming storytelling that Jenkins' fans have come to love.