Following a governmental mandate, Tony Nathan, a proficient soccer participant, together with a gaggle of black college students are built-in at Woodlawn Excessive Faculty in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1973. Town shall be loads of riots, fights between folks black and white. Tandy Gerelds, highschool soccer coach attempting to eradicate racial conflicts between its gamers. Issues change solely when Gerelds permits Hank, a person outdoors, begins to talk. Hank tells the gamers which have put their hope in Jesus. Round 40 gamers, which suggests virtually your complete group, black and white, let their lives within the palms of Jesus and the non secular change has a profound impact on each the coach and the varsity and neighborhood.