A talented baseball player gets admission into a prestigious college. At the new house where he is to stay in the college, he meets his teammates and begins enjoying the life of a freshman. How will his future unfold?
In Texas in the fall of 1980, Jake a talented young man, who is an ace pitcher in school gets admission into a prestigious college. He moves into the house he will be sharing with other members of the Southeast Texas Cherokees college baseball team and meets several of his classmates, including his roommate Billy who has been nicknamed "Beuter" because of his Southern accent. He joins Finnegan, Roper, Dale, and Plummer cruising the campus by car, looking to meet female students.
He gets to learn a lot about his new teammates and the lifestyle of a freshman in college. He also meets Beverly, a performing-arts major in the both of them hit it off. How will he gel with his new baseball teammates? How will his relationship with Beverly evolve? What will the future have in store for Jake?
Factual Mistake "Urgent" by foreigner was not released as a single until July 1981. In fact, it wasn't even recorded until 1981...
Character Error Willoughby states that The Twilight Zone: Eye of the Beholder is season two, episode five of The Twilight Zone, but it is in fact season two, episode six.When Willoughby is hitting beer cans off the roof with a golf club, he is left handed. Later when he is throwing batting practice, he is right handed.
Crew/Equipment Visible In the beginning of the movie with Jake driving to college, one wide shot of the car shows the reflection of the camera crane on the vehicle
Miscellaneous After Jake and the group drive off from an apartment complex and are passing through a neighborhood, an obscured modern blue Toyota and green Dodge Caravan are briefly visible
The credits list Bernie Tiede as the cat wrangler
This is the second movie that Glen Powell has starred in that Richard Linklater has directed. The first movie being 'Fast Food Nation
The movie title and the song played during the preview (Everybody Wants Some!!) is from the rock band Van Halen, from their 1980's album "Women and Children First"
Part of the filming was done at Texas State University in San Marcos, TX and some scenes were shot in the downtown area
According to Richard Linklater, the film is a continuation of Boyhood, in terms of beginning right where Boyhood ends with a guy showing up at college and meeting his new roommates and a girl
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