It's all about football at "Blue Mountain State" University, but being an incoming freshman on the national championship team consists of much more than that... there's also girls, partying, hazing and of course, class.
While Alex adjusts to becoming the starting quarterback and team captain, Thad awaits word on his future with the team after his drug related arrest following BMS' loss in last season's championship game.
Alex and Sammy feel that they have peaked after Alex played the best game of his career. The rest of the team is trapped at the Goat House because of lock-down precautions after last years riot. A job offer to Coach Jon Jon causes tense relations with Coach Daniels.
A television camera crew follows the team and coaches, and records the tension between Alex and new offensive coordinator Marcus Gilday. The episode also showcases Daniels' insecurities and Thad's pursuit of an acting career.
After NCAA violations cost BMS some key players right before the national championship game, Thad builds a field of dreams in a cornfield for the BMS starters to take on the Blackwell starters in an unofficial bowl game.