When a young high school football took a hit that paralyzed him on the field, his life turned to despair and loneliness until a chance moment brought him from the depths of hell to the joys of being a hero to all.
The compelling, heart-wrenching story of high school football star Chris Carnales, who's life was dramatically altered when he broke his neck in a football game leaving him paralyzed. Chris soon learned of others who suffered similar injuries and, with the help of his father, he overcame tremendous physical and emotional pain to start an organization with one goal in mind: get immediate help to other victims and their families. He called it Gridiron heroes. Written by
Executive Producer 'Peter Berg' and Writer/Director Andrew Lauer met as actors on a film they co-starred together in called Never on Tuesday (1989). They teamed up together again after a 25 year hiatus. See more »