The Novata High School football team has an unbroken record; they haven't won a game in 25 years. Thanks to this dry spell, the town's Mayor plans to sell the school playing field to store developers, and everyone's abandoned the Nowata Possums except diehard gridiron enthusiast Will Clark (Mac Davis).
Refusing to give up hope, Clark pays for air-time to deliver improvised radio broadcasts of fictitious games in which the Possums actually win! Despite annoying the real state champions, Will develops a cult following with this fantasy play-by-play coverage and turns the town's naysayers into ardent boosters. But the Possums still need to rebuild team confidence and ...