I’m a sucker for football dramas, and All American looks to be right up my alley. Inspired by the real life of Spencer Paysinger, it’s a gripping coming-of-age story, and it premieres October 10 on the CW at 9/8c.

Tony Carnevale is a senior writer for Studio@Gizmodo.

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