Oct 10, 2008 · A drama based on the life of college football hero Ernie Davis, the first African-American to win the Heisman Trophy. Director Gary Fleder Writers Charles Leavitt Robert Gallagher (book "Ernie Davis: The Elmira Express") Stars Rob Brown Dennis Quaid Clancy Brown See production, box office & company info Watch on Tubi Go to tubitv.com
Based on the incredible true story, The Express follows the inspirational life of college football hero Ernie Davis (Rob Brown), the first African-American to win the Heisman Trophy. Following his draft by the NFL, tragedy struck the star athlete and he was never able to take the professional field. But his tale would forever change the face of professional sports.
Movie Info Born into poverty, Ernie Davis (Rob Brown) overcomes many obstacles to get into Syracuse University's football program. Under the guidance of Coach Ben Schwartzwalder (Dennis Quaid),...
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The Express: The Ernie Davis Story is a 2008 American sports film produced by John Davis and directed by Gary Fleder. The storyline was conceived from a screenplay written by Charles Leavitt from a 1983 book Ernie Davis: The Elmira Express, authored by Robert C. Gallagher. The film is based on the life of Syracuse University football player Ernie Davis, the first African American to win the Heisman Trophy, portrayed by actor Rob Brown.
Based on the true story of Ernie Davis who overcomes poverty and prejudice to become the first African American football player to win the Heisman Trophy while attending Syracuse University in the early 1960s. Directors Fleder,Gary Starring Dennis Quaid, Rob Brown, Charles S. Dutton Genres Sports, Drama Subtitles English [CC] Audio languages
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Oct 8, 2008 · The Express (2008) Rated PG for thematic content, violence, language involving racism, and for brief sensuality 130 minutes Cast Darrin DeWitt Henson as Jim Brown Rob Brown as Ernie Davis Omar Benson Miller as Jack Charles S. Dutton as Pops Dennis Quaid as Schwartzwalder Directed by Gary Fleder Charles Leavitt