Combining big emotions and the spectacle of college and professional football, this epic sports melodrama focuses on the rise and fall of a legendary fleet-footed halfback known as the "Grey Ghost" (Quaid). Beginning in 1956, it follows the Ghost as he leads the Louisiana University
Tigers (LSU in everything but name) to a miraculous Sugar Bowl victory, then traces his illustrious pro career with the Washington Redskins, and finally, shifting to 1981, presents the ghost of the Ghost in retirement. As much about love as it is about football, the film also chronicles the
three-cornered relationship between the Ghost, his Magnolia Queen-turned-shrewd-businesswoman wif...