Rudy Ruettiger's November 8, 1975 sack of Georgia Tech quarterback Rudy Allen as time expired and he was carried off the field by a handful of teammates. What part of the movie was true, what was not.
NOT TRUE: Teammates throwing jerseies on the coach's desk, working at a steel mill.
TRUE: He did dress for the game. He did sack the quarterback. He was carried off the field, but as a joke.