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The color of football changed forever after Ernie Davis (played by Rob Brown) began playing for Syracuse University. Based on a true story, The Express follows the challenges faced by the skilled athlete and his coach (Dennis Quaid) that eventually led to him becoming the first African American to win the Heisman Trophy.

MPAA Rating PG for thematic content, violence and language involving racism, and for brief sensuality.
Theatrical Release October 10, 2008
Cast Bob Brown, Dennis Quaid, Clancy Brown.
Run Time 130
2008 Universal Studios Official Movie Website

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