All American (2018) s04e05 Episode Script

Can It All Be So Simple

1 So, wait.
Coach Hudson refuses to release Spencer from his commitment to Toledo State? - Can he do that? - Yeah, he can.
Either you attend Toledo State, or you'll be forced to sit out your entire freshman year.
Which I'm gonna fight.
First, I'm gonna push to get you released, then I'm gonna order a transfer exception.
That way, you can play this fall, no matter what school you choose.
Thank you, but what am I supposed to do till then? - Be patient.
- Absolutely.
These cases can take a little more time than they probably should.
Look, no disrespect, Mrs.
Baker, but time's the one thing I don't have, not if I want to find a new school, and most of the top programs are done offering scholarships.
I'm already ahead of you, all right? Some of the best coaches in the nation are in town for their annual convention.
I'm gonna try to get a couple of them to see you at school.
That could be a good way for you to spark new interest.
I need more than interest, Ma.
I need an offer.
Ain't nobody doing that with this penalty hanging over my head.
Yeah, yeah In this crazy world, you got to be strong And the journey might be long to do that me work I had to trust me first, trust in the moment Trust in the future, trust in my people But I trust in me first Trust goes a long way When you have a long day Know you can trust You can trust in me always And if you feel it, say na-na-na, na-na-na-na Na-na-na, na-na-na-na-na Na-na-na, na-na-na-na Na-na-na, na-na-na-na-na - Yeah? Yeah? - Yes.
OK, I'm gonna come in.
I'm gonna come in.
Was that a "yes" yes or, like, a "yeah"? All the yesses.
You are perfect.
The song is perfect.
Oh, God.
I can't wait until this album drops 'cause it's gonna be crazy next month.
Heh! Well, what if it dropped sooner? The promoter for Coop's tour has been blowing up my phone, I need an artist to fill her slot.
You'd be the perfect replacement.
I'm sorry.
You want me to you want me to headline the a tour? - Mm-hmm.
- Am I even ready for that? People have been buzzing about your sets from Lil Jewel's tour, and you've built a hell of a brand for yourself the past year.
Trust me, Patience.
You would crush this.
Mmm, yeah.
Something wrong? Uh, I don't know.
I just feel weird, like, replacing Coop, you know? Come on, Layla.
Don't act like this isn't complicated.
I just want to make sure that she's cool with it.
Look, I get you wanting to keep the peace at home, but I'm running a business, and opportunities like this don't come around every day.
I need to know that you want this like you used to, and if not, I will find someone else.
Got to meet Kim Nitty at her publicity shoot, but you've got 48 hours to get back to me.
Thank you.
- Olivia.
- Sara.
I just wanted to say thanks.
You know, your share last week about regaining your family's trust? - It was it was really great.
- Oh.
- Um, thank you.
- Heh! Um, I know I'm probably, like, such a nerd for this, but there was something you said, and it stuck with me all week.
- Um, I actually wrote it down.
- OK.
"Earning your family's trust is gonna take some time, and that's OK.
Everything will be on their terms, but in the meantime, be sincere, be patient, but most importantly, always remember to think of yourself as a survivor and not a victim.
" Because of you, I was able to reconnect with my parents.
That's incredible, Sara, and, I mean, thanks for the credit, but you're the one who actually did the work.
- Are you OK? - Mm-hmm.
I mean, I was having a little, proud mama-bear moment.
- Are you crying? - Girl, please.
- I do not have tears.
Respect my gangsta.
- OK.
But you know what? Watching you over there with Sara, it was beautiful.
You know, we have a couple of new members tonight, so you could share your story if you wanted.
Um, but I don't want to take away from somebody else's time.
You won't.
Folks clearly love what you have to say.
And who knows? Maybe you'll even cure my tear ducts.
Oh, well, in that case Hey, just the cat I'm looking for.
- Hey, you got to see this, Coach.
- See what? Toledo State just dropped the news about me decommitting on their website.
You got to see these comments, man.
They're crazy.
You can't get caught up in that mess.
- But listen - Look, I can't help it.
These people are saying that I ain't loyal.
One dude said that if I can't commit to a program that's building their entire offense around me, then can I be trusted at any school? And another one wrote that I ain't nothin' more than poisoned goods.
- "Poisoned goods"? Is that true? - No.
Look, this is just Hudson's way of trying to get schools to lose interest while he blocks your release.
Which proves my original point ain't no coach in their right mind's gonna make me an offer now.
Look, give give me that phone.
Look at me.
You just got to have faith, all right? Now, I got a plan.
Fellas, fellas, fellas.
Long time, no see.
Dad, I saw you this morning.
We shared a cream puff? Yeah, and you're my sixth-period teacher? - Me, too.
- I been with you all day.
We damn near Siamese twins at this point.
Look, I miss you, Coach.
Ha ha! My man.
I miss you, too, JJ.
See, that's the man that knows this is his last chance to ball out with his boys.
- Ball out? What are you talking about? - Well, I have decided to throw y'all a combine, - right here.
- Whoa, whoa, hold up.
A real combine, with college coaches? Yes, sir, some of the best in the country.
Look, I know that a lot of y'all haven't gotten the attention from some of the colleges that you may have wanted, and that doesn't sit right with me, so I decided to do something about it.
That is dope, Coach.
Thank you.
You all deserve it.
Now, look, I'm not promising anything, but I know if you all handle business the way I know you will, who knows what'll happen? Spence, what are you cheesin' so hard for? I mean, you heard the man.
He said no promises.
I'm just happy to get to share the field one last time with my brothers.
That's the kind of attitude I like right there.
And there ain't no better place to do it than the Billy Baker field.
You can't fill up his head like that.
The home of the real state champs.
The real ones! I didn't say it.
I think, at the combine, you should definitely - throw some seam routes, for sure.
- Mmm.
Yeah, I know.
I was thinking the same thing.
Seams, maybe a few crossing routes, definitely a couple bombs over the top.
Yeah, I mean, dude, your accuracy - at anything above 50 yards is insane.
- Yo, ho! My bros Jordan and Ash are here.
Hey, say, what's up, boys? - Um - Ha! - Hello.
- Hi.
Ha! What is all this, JJ? I am documenting the last days of our senior season.
Why? 'Cause my life is a movie, huh? So just call me B.
That's short for "Box Office," baby.
Ha ha ha! Man, I can't wait for my fans to see me throw at the combine.
You're playing quarterback? Oh, don't worry, bro.
There'll be more than enough balls to go around.
- You sure QB's the right move? - Oh, 100%.
Dude, you you played, like, 4 games at that position.
And yes, you played a huge part in getting us to State, but, no disrespect, I'm not sure that's the right choice for you, man.
Well, it sure sounds disrespectful to me.
- He's just being honest.
- You dude, you've been playing linebacker your whole life.
You would kill that position in your sleep.
Quarterback has always been my dream, and now it's time for me to live out that dream.
I thought that playing Division-I football was your dream.
Yeah, and some elite college coaches are gonna be at that combine, so if you want to lock down a scholarship, you need to be at the top of your game, dude.
And I will be As a quarterback, huh? See you, guys.
I got the rabbit in my trunk It got the bang, got the bang, full pedal To the metal, switchin' names, switchin' names Since I'm running from my devils, run away Spencer? Oh, wow.
Kenny Boone.
I coached with Corey over at Eastern Nevada.
We met at his funeral.
Coach Boone.
- Yeah.
- Coach Boone.
What's up? - It's good to see you again.
- You, too, man.
I was on this side of town.
I had a meeting, and I heard a lot about this place, so I said, "let me come check it out.
- This the spot right here.
- Yeah.
Spencer James sandwich.
Heh! It wouldn't be weird if I order this in front of the man, the myth, - the legend himself? - Oh, man, you too kind.
- I'm cool with just being a legend.
- Heh! Boy got jokes, just like your pops, man.
So what's up, bro? How are you? I'm good.
Yeah, I'm good.
Yeah? - I'm hangin' in there.
- Yeah.
Look, don't let what's going on with Toledo State faze you.
You had a hell of a season this year.
Your pops would be proud of you.
He always said you was different.
But we should link up, maybe grab a coffee.
I'll tell you some crazy stories about your dad's coaching days.
Why not now? I mean, the coffee here is pretty solid.
I don't know how it's gonna go with that sandwich, though.
- Ha ha ha! - We could try it.
- Yeah, let's do it.
- OK, cool.
My gateway were pills.
They were the perfect companion simple to take, easily accessible, and they were always a good time.
They made me feel fun and happy, but they never made me feel seen, which was Kinda the point.
Eventually, the pills gave way to alcohol, and that almost Cost me everything.
And at every turn, I kept telling myself, you know, "this time is different.
I totally have this under control.
" But I didn't because none of us do.
And no matter how hard I tried, I kept finding a way to put my fix before the people that I love.
- Good night.
- Good night.
So that girl who stormed out earlier, what's her deal? 'Cause that was extra.
That's Jenn being Jenn.
She's 15, full of hormones.
Now, she only acted out because her parents got a court order to place her here.
- Well, does she always leave like that? - No.
Something you said clearly triggered her, and I can't wait to hear what you tell her next.
Me? Well, why me? What about you? OK, listen, I know that beige does not age, but I am several years removed from what that little girl needs, and trust me, I have tried But she needs somebody like you.
Aha, someone closer in age and attitude.
So that's why you had me share.
- It's time.
- Time for what? Your story clearly has an impact, and we both know you have a server's heart.
That's a win-win.
I'm sorry.
You want me to sponsor? I I've only been here for, like, a few months.
I'm still finding my way here.
We're all still finding our way.
Listen, you have been blessed to take a lot from this program.
When's the time to start giving back? OK, fair, but, I mean, there's no way I can handle someone like Jenn.
Why, because she's basically a mini-you? OK, look, I understand if you're not ready.
All I ask is that you keep an open mind when you are.
Knees up, knees up.
There we go.
- You good? - Never better.
So you ain't worried about what Hudson may be saying - to some of these other coaches? - Nope, - just trying to focus.
- Focus, yes.
Yeah, you're focused on the words coming out of his mouth.
That's what you're focusing on, right? It's all good.
Hold up.
Is that Coach Boone? It is, it is.
He left Eastern Nevada.
Now he's the receivers coach for Golden Angeles.
- Wait.
What? - Yeah.
He ain't say none of that when we hung out last night.
- Y'all hung out? - Ran into him at Slauson.
He was telling me all these stories about my pops.
How come he didn't tell me he was here recruiting? You ain't got to worry about any of that.
Don't worry about none of what them coaches are saying, all right? I just want you to focus on balling out.
- Yes, sir.
- All right.
That goes for the rest of y'all! Look at where we are.
It is a beautiful day for football.
Enjoy the moment, enjoy the process, but most importantly, enjoy the hell out of each other.
Come on, y'all.
All right.
Play! OK.
Hey, what are we thinking? Your guys are out here grinding.
Spencer James is somethin' else.
- He's a nice size, hell of an athlete.
- Yeah.
He's a beast in the classroom, too.
9 GPA.
But can I trust him? Rumor has it Toledo State was building their offense around Spencer.
- Right.
- A freshman at that, and he still backed out? - Hmm.
- Where's the loyalty? Well, loyalty has never been an issue with Spencer James.
If anything, he's too loyal.
That's, uh, yet another thing that just adds to his greatness.
- Thanks for coming out, though.
- Yeah.
So you do know Spencer's combine is outside, right? Yeah.
I just wanted to see where you had that rap battle with the dude you cooped last year.
Wasn't it in this hallway? Well, how do you know about that? My dad showed me.
That one, "off the dome," against big homie Deuce, your music videos, too.
Speaking of your pops, how was your trip to the bay? Cool.
You know if it ever becomes too much to talk to your pops, you can always talk to me, right? About anything.
Hey, there you are.
I found you.
Hey, Amina.
I'll be outside.
Uh, Amina, hold up.
I don't want to miss the football stuff.
Oh, my God.
I'm so sorry.
I clearly messed up that timing.
- You good? - No.
A couple of weeks ago, I found some articles about Mo's murder on Amina's laptop.
- Is she asking questions? - Preach took her on a road trip to get her mind off of it, which I think worked, but I don't know.
I still feel like she's holding something back.
But whatever, whatever.
What's up? How are you? How's the album? Uh, it's it's, yeah, it's pretty good.
- It's good.
- Uh, "good"? Please.
That album is amazing.
- Layla plays it in her room, like, every night.
- Liv.
- Fans are gonna love it on tour.
- Liv, stop.
What? Wait.
What what tour? - Oh, crap.
That's my bad.
- No, it's all good.
Um, I was actually gonna come and tell you.
It's just, like, something that Layla's putting together for me, and, uh, yeah, so it's not official, though, so Well, I should go.
Uh, the bathroom is - Uh, oh, it's this way.
I'll show you.
- Yeah.
I'mma I'll see you outside, babe, OK? Ha ha! Hey, let's go, boys.
It's officially time for "Box Office" to go off! Hey, you know what it is, man.
Yes, sir! All day, right here.
Yo, cut the camera, dude! I'm done.
I I got this, Coach.
Hey, JJ.
Look, this might be hard for you to hear right now, but you need to flush what just happened.
- Yeah, not now, Ash.
- Yes, now! Listen, there is still time for you to turn this around.
The linebacker drills haven't started yet.
JJ, make the switch.
Show these coaches how elite you really are.
"Coaches"? Ash, look around, man.
They're all gone.
Everybody loves a comeback.
All you need is one offer, JJ.
Just make one of them return.
You're right.
All I need is one.
That's right.
- Go, JJ! - Oh, geez.
Me and my big mouth.
Girl, don't even worry about it because that was 100% my fault, and I just I should have told Coop sooner.
But you are going on tour, right? I don't know.
Like, I get that it's the right next step, but, um I don't know.
It's just complicated.
I hear you.
Nurse Joy wants me to take the next step and become a sponsor.
Aren't you one already? No.
Why why? Oh, I don't know.
I just feel like something you would be good at.
Uh, I mean, yeah, maybe, but I mean, honestly, I mean, with school, my podcast, prep work for that summer internship, I don't think I have time to sponsor anyone.
Yeah, I'm at my cousin's combine, I don't know for how much longer, though, - 'cause he sucks today.
- Jenn? What's best is me throwing the rock.
I think what's best is for me to throw look, Spence, so we got a little situation, OK, so, aside from the few passes you caught from Darnell, we are the only two high school quarterbacks you know.
- Facts.
- So who's throwing today? Oh! Run that back! Same, exact play! Heh heh! - End of an era, my boy.
- That's it.
Heh! Wait.
So Spencer James is your boyfriend? Heh! Yup.
And, uh, the doofus who's throwing the ball to him is my brother.
- Jordan Baker? Heh! - Mm-hmm.
That championship game was everything.
I mean, between the brawl, and then Spencer, who was balling, having to leave early, then Jordan threw the game-winning touchdown? Heh! But if we're being honest, South Crenshaw won that game.
I mean, Chris Jackson broke the plane of the end zone.
OK, with the play-by-play.
Football's my second love.
My cousin Troy plays for South Crenshaw.
That's why I'm here.
Dare I ask what your first love is, or do I not want to know? It's not drugs, Miss Judgey.
Ballet is life, not that it's any of your business.
Ballet? Yeah, I mean, the first time I saw Misty Copeland, I was Obsessed.
Me, too.
You do ballet? Well, not anymore, but I I still love dance.
Heh! So was it amphetamines that landed you in N.
? Yeah, sadly, um, I know a few dancers who use them to stay focused.
My parents caught me sniffing them, so they got a court order and had me placed in rehab.
So dramatic.
Hey, at least your parents care about you.
But they were prescribed.
It's nothing.
All my friends are doing it, but in my parents' eyes You were putting your fix before the people you love.
That's why you left the meeting.
My share hit a little too close to home.
My bad about that.
I swear, I don't have a problem.
If you don't believe me, maybe You could be my sponsor? You're young, you're chill.
You'd be the perfect partner to help sign my court order.
Um Or not.
Sorry for asking.
J-Jenn, wait.
Go, JJ! All I need is one.
All I need is one.
- Let's go! - Let's go, already! Whoa! Gentlemen, gentlemen.
Oh, this is big, baby! - Yes, yes.
- Hey, Box Office is back, baby! Come on! Come on! Oh, you know, boys, I am cooked.
- Damn, for real.
- Hey, great work today, guys.
Oh, thanks, bro.
Hopefully it helps.
Hey, man, you all did your part, all right? Rest is up to them.
OK, uh, JJ, there is a coach outside that wants, uh, to meet with you.
Dude, this is the part where you actually stand up and leave.
- Go! Go! - Right, right, yeah, yeah.
More good news at least 3 schools want to speak with you later on as well, Spencer.
Three of 'em? Sheesh! - My boy, that's awesome.
- What about J.
? After the way he balled, he deserves some shine, too.
Yes, agreed.
There's interest.
There's interest.
Uh, no meetings as of yet, though.
That's cool, Dad.
I'm I'm fine with playing JuCo for a year.
When it rains and it pours And the sun don't seem to shine anymore I know you'll be there for me If there's trouble my way I know that you'll be there right away - I know you'll be there for me - I love Patience's voice.
- When is she gonna drop something new? - Ah, I don't know.
You'll probably hear before me, but, um, earlier, I was getting the sense like you wanted to tell me something, but we got interrupted.
I wanted to ask you about A friend that I'm working with on my school project.
He's doing something I don't agree with.
OK, like like what? He keeps getting in trouble for stuff he shouldn't be doing, but he's my friend.
I like him.
I want to have his back, but I don't know.
Should I stay loyal or should I walk away? Well, I'm gonna assume that since y'all are, like, 5, it's not big trouble, right? - Yeah, sure.
- OK.
Look, I mean, choosing loyalty over walking away just depends on what you got to lose.
I mean, for some people, it's worth it to stay.
For others, it's not, and either way, you got to do what's best for you.
And a real friend is going to Understand your choice.
- Don't have it.
- Get over here! Dude, no way! - Hold on.
- Pause it, pause it.
OK, I need some fries.
One sec.
- There he is.
Come right in.
- Ash, you called it.
- What's up? - All I needed was one, right? - Yeah.
- Coastal California just offered me a scholarship.
Whoa, what? Congrats! That's dope! And the coach said they have big plans for me.
Like, me, dude! How sick is that? Hey, none of this is possible without you, dude.
Yo, you OK? Coastal California? That was my scholarship, dude.
- Thank you again.
- Yeah.
- That went well.
- Better than well.
All 3 schools offered you a scholarship, son.
That is a huge blessing.
- That's huge.
- Yeah But what if my situation in Toledo takes all summer? Spencer, why are you doing this to yourself? Look, as thankful as I am for these offers, not one of those coaches could promise they'd hold my spot that long.
- Laura's taking care of that.
- Right.
This is crazy.
I'm holding on to 3 offers, - that's the most attention I've received - Mm-hmm.
And yet I'm still being held hostage by Coach Hudson.
- Coach Kenny.
- Yo, what's up? I I'm sorry for coming by unannounced.
- No, you're good.
Come in.
- All right.
I get the sense you like surprising folk.
I just like to keep my cards close to the vest until I'm sure about someone.
I gotta ask, man.
What's going on? That's 3 times in two days I seen you.
Now, was our run-in last night a accident or on purpose? Honestly, that was an accident, for real, but being at the combine today, that was on purpose.
Come to Golden Angeles.
- Excuse me? - Spencer James, I'm officially offering you a scholarship.
I would have said something last night, but I had to prove to my boss that you were the right fit for our school and worth the fight.
So what do you think? Heh! I mean, I'm sitting here offering you a spot, aren't I? Look, you would be the perfect fit for the culture we're building.
We're not only a juggernaut on the field, but we also place a premium on education, which I know is important to you.
Yeah, it is, and so is honesty.
Look, I know you were burned by the whole Toledo State situation with Dante Smart, but look at me, bro.
This is different.
- How? - Simple.
Because I'm home.
Wait, you from round here? Carson, baby.
This is the reunion I've been waiting for my whole life.
And your dad and I, man We used to talk about coming home all the time.
I got a couple other offers, so I'm just weighing my options, a'ight? Yeah.
I mean, as you should.
And one last thing if you have to sit out your freshman season because of the Toledo State situation, I'm cool with it.
You're worth the wait.
Hell of a spectacle he put on today, Billy.
Little surprised you, uh, invited me and my staff.
Just doing my part to show that there's honor in compromise.
There's also honor in your word.
Spencer signed on the dotted line.
When he thought that Dante was gonna be his receiver coach, which is something that you knew, but then chose not to tell him.
No coach is bigger than the program.
- I mean heh heh! Not even me.
- Right.
Well, Spencer, he's a special kinda kid, you know.
He kinda leads with his heart, and connection means everything to him.
So when he lost Dante, he he lost the connection.
He made a commitment.
At this point, do you even really want Spencer to play for you? Or is this your way of punishing him? Because we both know the precedent for releasing a player from their commitment when there's been a change in coaching.
Do do you really want to be that dude, the type of coach that holds players, like, against their will, I mean, in these times? I I don't like what you're insinuating.
Oh, I'm not insinuating.
I'm speaking facts.
If you don't release Spencer from his letter of intent, I'm gonna make sure that every recruit in the nation knows about you and your "methods.
" Social media, she is a hungry bitch, and once these kids find out heh! It's gonna be over.
I mean, cancel culture, it's whew! It is something else.
You'll be done in 24 hours because, you know, no coach is bigger than the program Right? Hey.
Thanks for letting me interrupt.
Well, it was that or let you keep beating yourself up over text.
Um, have you heard from JJ? - No, not yet.
- Hmm.
I can't believe I said that to him.
I was such an ass.
You know, I I thought I was I thought I was past losing football, but hearing JJ landed my scholarship at my dream school It hurt, which, by the way, is totally normal.
It closed a chapter in your life, a chapter you've been writing since you were a kid.
Now it's JJ's time, - and I should I should be there for him.
- Asher, stop.
You you have been there for him, and you will be again, eventually.
You just had a moment, a very human one.
I mean, when you put it like that Any chance you want to talk to JJ for me? Zero.
Put your big-boy pants on and - handle your business.
- Yeah.
Hey, I'm sorry, bae.
- Hey, Coop.
No, I'm - No, just just hear me out, all right? I know why you didn't tell me 'bout the tour 'cause I've been making it hard for you to celebrate what's going on in your career.
No, you're not.
You're not making it hard.
I mean, you lost something you loved, you know, something you built Your whole life around.
I think that's a lot, and I'm just trying to I'm trying to be sensitive to all of that.
Look, I know, right? But you you don't have to walk on eggshells around me.
You deserve to be celebrated, so go, headline that tour.
It's your time.
Come with me to Vegas.
I mean, it's no secret that things have been a little off between us.
Yes, OK.
Things could be better.
I mean, it ain't nothin' we can't get through.
Couples go through these things.
We just need a little time.
Do you know where we can find this time? It's this tour.
We're long overdue for a bae-cation, Coop, so let's do this.
Come on.
No Preach, no Amina.
Just us.
- Mmm.
- I love you, but I can't leave Amina right now.
I'm the reason her moms is dead.
She needs me, and I owe that to her.
So I think the right thing for you to do is to go.
But, for me It's to stay.
- Patience - No, um No, it's OK.
I get it, and you're right.
We have to do what we both have to do.
OK, excellent.
Yes, Coach.
I'll make sure, uh, Chris and Frausto meet up with you in the morning.
All right.
We'll, uh, we'll be in touch.
Uh, Chris and Frausto are meeting with a school tomorrow? - Yes.
- Ah.
- Listen, son - Uh, Dad, - It's cool.
- No, it's not cool.
You you you deserve a - An opportunity.
- I agree.
- I agree, all right? - OK.
And so does Coach Garrett.
- Huh? - He just offered me a preferred walk-on at Golden Angeles University.
Last thing I was looking for today was a quarterback, till I saw your son play.
He was that impressive.
- We'll be in contact? - For sure.
Yes, Coach.
Thank you.
Thanks, Coach.
- Yeah, thank you.
- All right.
Thank you.
Ha ha ha! - My man! - Ha ha ha! Ah! Unbelievable! - Oh, my God.
- Mmm.
Hey, I am so proud of you.
- Thank you.
- I'm so proud of you, man.
We did it.
You did it.
Yes, sir.
- Oh, my God.
- Mmm.
So the girl Nurse Joy wants you to help is my boy's cousin? Right.
It is a small world.
Yeah, well, y'all two seemed real comfortable with each other on the sidelines today.
Well, she asked me to be her sponsor.
Y'all two really turned things around from that first meeting.
I told her no.
Well, actually, I just froze, and then she just took that as a no.
- Why? - Jenn's not ready to be helped, OK? I've been where she's been, I've said what she's saying, and she doesn't want a sponsor; She wants an enabler who will just sign her court order and then look the other way.
And she just might find one unless somebody else steps in, maybe somebody who's already calling her on her B.
? Look, obviously, it's your choice, but I know how much helping people means to you.
Now, clearly, y'all two got a connection, so if there's even a chance of you helping her Why not take it? Hmm Well, you know, speaking of connections and taking chances, you know, the same could apply to you and Coach Kenny.
We'll see.
I got options now - Mm-hmm.
- Something I ain't had before.
True, but did you connect with any other coaches - the way you did with Kenny? - Yeah.
Look, I know when Dante left, that triggered some stuff for you, but this isn't like when he left, or when your dad left.
Of course you get it.
It sounds to me like Coach Kenny is committed to you, babe.
You know, the same way my dad is, or even Principal Carter, for that matter, and the best part? I mean, Coach Kenny is one of the last links to Corey.
So, I don't know, it's just kind of full-circle.
My man! Look what you go! - Yes! - Yes, yes, yes.
- Yes.
- What's going on? Uh, your brother has some news.
Liv, get ready to rock some Golden Angeles swag - at my games this fall.
- Ha ha! Wait.
Are you serious? - Serious.
- Yo! Congratulations, dawg! - Thank you.
- I can't stop crying.
- It's just so amazing.
- This is a really good day, - for, uh, for both of you.
- Right? I heard about the 3 offers? - Oh.
- Yeah, but not just that, but, uh, I was able to speak to Coach Hudson and, uh, you're good.
You mean are you serious? Spencer James, you are a free man.
- I told you to trust me.
- You serious? - Yes, sir.
- Yo, ho ho! Let's get it, let's get it! Mmm! - Hell, yeah.
- Oh, my God.
Look, man, I'm sorry for how I acted yesterday.
That's your scholarship.
You earned it, JJ, and Coastal got themselves a good one, and I am - so damn proud of you.
- You really messed me up.
I I know.
That's why I'm apologizing.
No, I mean by becoming my coach that day.
I mean, you set a high bar, dude.
What am I supposed to do at Coastal without you? You're supposed to kick ass.
- Besides, I didn't do much, man.
I just - Bro, you pushed Jordan to bet on himself, and look where that got him, all right? And then you got my head right at the combine, and let's not even talk about everything you did for the Eagles this season, all the plays you came up with, even from the sidelines? And if that's not a coach, I don't know what is.
Recovery is not for people who need it.
It's for people who want it.
- OK.
- I'll be your sponsor.
- The offer's off the table.
- Well, it's too late 'cause you already asked, so here we are.
And just to be clear, you're gonna have to earn my signature for your court order, OK? I'm your sponsor, not your enabler.
I'm doing this because I care about you, Jenn And you're gonna accept this because You know I'm the best person for you.
So grab your cookie and let's go sit down.
The queen has spoken.
'Cause this rhyme is not to be misunderstood That you're the grim reaper of the 'hood Hey, whatever happened to you and your little friend? Y'all still rockin' or you walked away? I'm staying for now, but I still somehow think he's involved in some messy stuff, but he's my friend, so So you chose loyalty.
That's what's up.
Thanks for coming by.
I appreciated your call.
- Can I ask you something? - Shoot.
When you said I was worth the wait, you mean that? Yes, sir.
You know, it was always my dream to play college ball at home.
And now, with my brother Jordan on the same team, that makes it twice as special.
So If I'm worth the wait, then you're worth taking a chance on.
And I ain't gonna lie it's gonna be nice having a piece of my pop's history at G.
with me.
My man.
Now, you are staying at Golden Angeles, right? I better be.
I just signed a 5-year contract.
Oh, good.
I'mma be in the NFL long before your deal's over.
For sure.
Welcome to the family, Spence.
Thank you Coach.
Greg, move your head!
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