Friday Night Lights

Character: Tim Riggins

Directed by: Jeffrey Reiner, Michael Waxman, Allison Liddi-Brown, Patrick R. Norris, David Boyd, Jonas Pate, Stephen Kay, and more

Written by: Peter Berg (developed for television by), Buzz Bissinger, Kerry Ehrin, Jason Gavin, Bridget Carpenter, David Hudgins, Jason Katims, Patrick Massett, John Zinman, and more

Cast Members: Kyle Chandler, Connie Britton, Zach Gilford, Aimee Teegarden, Brad Leland, Jesse Plemons

Released date: October 3, 2006

Episode(s) Number: Appeared in almost any episode of the series

Genre: Drama, Sport

A drama that follows the lives of the Dillon Panthers, one of the nation's best high school football teams, and their head coach Eric Taylor.


  • Every day counts. One night matters.
  • It’s more than just a game
  • Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can’t Lose


  • Taylor Kitsch drank two beers in his audition tape for Tim Riggins. He finished one tallboy, then opened a second one before introducing himself in his video and doing the “Texas Forever” scene. When he was called in to test, Peter Berg interviewed him sports reporter-style.
  • Taylor Kitsch (Tim Riggins) said he is still friends with Connie Britton (Tami Taylor),and often rides motorcycles with Jesse Plemons (Landry Clarke).

Character’s Quotes

  • Texas forever.
Script developed by Never Enough Design