Just read this wonderful bio of Gene Hackman on IMDB. Apparently, both Hackman and Dustin Hoffman were voted "least likely to succeed" at the Pasadena Playhouse. So much for that prediction!
Lovely quote attributed to him, among many others: "The difference between a hero and a coward is one step sideways." Amen!
(Apparently, the only football movies in TBS' library are The Replacements and The Longest Yard. Decent movies, but I wish they would show some others as well! I can't watch these two every Sunday till September!)