God. Family. Football. Season 1 Review – A game-winning docuseries

By Ricky Valero
Published: August 28, 2023 (Last updated: September 8, 2023)
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God. Family. Football. Season 1 Review - A game-winning docuseries


God. Family. Football. brings the heart, emotion, and passion of football in a bingeworthy way.

This review of the Amazon Freevee series God. Family. Football. Season 1 does not contain spoilers.

Freevee is continuing to make a mark in the world of film and TV with original content. The Evangel Christian Academy in Shreveport, Louisiana, is the center of attention in the latest docuseries God. Family. Football

God. Family. Football. Season 1 review and plot summary

God. Family. Football. follows Denny Duron, a high school football coach who comes out of retirement to coach the football team he founded, Evangel Christian Academy.

In 2020, Evangel Christian Academy suffered the worst season in school history going 0-9, which resulted in Denny Duron returning as Head Coach of the football team. Duron spoke about how he didn’t expect to return to coaching full-time. However, with the number of underclassmen on the roster, he knew he needed to step up and ensure these kids’ futures weren’t altered forever.

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Denny Duron is the heart and soul of this docuseries. Often, you have this larger-than-life personality that can be off-putting, but Duron actually cares about these kids in an authentic way. Duron is the type of person we need more of in the world because how he impacts these kids will help them for generations.

The high school football scene has been explored across TV series like Friday Night Lights and All American and docuseries like Beyond the Lights or Last Chance U. What you see in each of these shows and now with God. Family. Football. is the importance of high school football and the amount of pressure put on these kids to perform at a higher level, especially at programs with a winning track record.

What makes God. Family. Football. stand out from some of the other docuseries is how personable the filmmakers made the show. While these kids shined on the field, the community and the care for one another are beautiful to watch. Of course, these kids are competing against each other, but when one man goes down, someone else steps up, and they root for each other.

Is God. Family. Football. Season 1 good or bad?

As someone who loves the sport of football, God. Family. Football. is a roaring success. Whether it’s Denny Duron’s want for these kids to be the best versions of themselves or the heartfelt stories of kids like the Cancun Cannon that find you cheering in your seat, they continue building something special at Evangel Christian Academy.

Is God. Family. Football. Season 1 worth watching?

While God. Family. Football. doesn’t reinvent the wheel of football docuseries, the cast of characters involved in it makes it unique and worthy of watching. It’s an easy six-episode binge that will have you rooting for these kids to succeed on the biggest of stages.

What did you think of God. Family. Football. Season 1? Comment below.

You can watch this series with a subscription to Amazon Freevee.

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