Against the Grain (TV series)

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Against the Grain
Genre Drama
Created by Michael Pavone
Dave Alan Johnson
Starring John Terry
Donna Bullock
Robyn Lively
Ben Affleck
Vanessa Lee Evigan
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
Executive producer(s) Lee Rich
Bruce Sallan
Jeff Freilich
Running time 45 minutes
Original channel NBC
Original airing October 1993

Against the Grain is an American dramatic television series that aired on NBC from October to December 1993. There are 8 hour-long episodes, starring John Terry, Donna Bullock, Robyn Lively, Ben Affleck, and Vanessa Lee Evigan. The show was inspired by Buzz Bissinger's book Friday Night Lights: A Town, A Team, and a Dream.[1]


Ed Clemons was an insurance company salesman and former high school football star who became coach of his former team the Stumper Mustangs, located in Stumper, Texas.


  1. ^ Reilly, Kevin (17 July 2011). "An Oral History of Friday Night Lights". (ESPN Internet Ventures). Archived from the original on 17 July 2011. Retrieved 17 July 2011. 

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