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This is a well-done documentary, and if you are a Michigan football fan, it's worth watching. I, however, am a fan of education, and the opening speech, where the coach told his players that his father "learned" him was such a glaring symptom of what is wrong with the glorification of sports in an educational institution that I was no longer interested in this video.
This is mostly a ra-ra film that is great for Michigan fans but offers little insight into the motivations of it's protagonists, antagonists or the nature of college football itself. It's contributes little to what has already been done on the subject.
However, from watching the series I did gain an appreciation for what all the young men go through and the enormous stress and pressure the coaching staff (especially Jim Harbaugh and the OC) put them under. My take away is that Harbaugh himself is no more than an average coach. He's a cheerleader, he heaps pressure on the players but provides little support, guidance and instruction for daily self improvement. I'm not surprised the season was a failure and its hard to imagine Harbaugh getting the salary he does for simply cheering and scolding while providing little else. The players themselves seem quite decent, sincere, motivated and the kinds of people who will make good citizens.
The director could have interviewed members of opponent teams, offered more critical insight into college football and probed the participants about the system they are playing in. One reviewer suggested it is a rigged system providing talent at no developmental cost to the NFL while exposing the players to great risk. There are many places this film could have gone but it chose to be a fan film for Michigan students and alums and that's not enough.