The North Texan, Volume 41, Number 2, June 1991 Page: 7
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On the set of "Necessary Roughness" are (front row, from left) Jim Kelly, actor Scott Bakula, Herschel Walker, (back
row, from left) Dick Butkus, Ben Davidson, Evander Holyfield, Roger Craig, Jerry Rice, Tony Dorsett, Earl Campbell
and Ed "Too Tall" Jones. Randy White is behind Jerry Rice. The professional athletes played cameo roles in the film.
Campus site of Paramount's comedy, 'Necessary Roughness'
PHOTOS BY ROBBIN CARAWAY-WARD
STORY BY S
tudents, faculty and staff at the University
of North Texas had a new element added
to campus routine with the presence of
Hollywood film stars and famous athletes
during the filming of Paramount Pictures'
"Necessary Roughness"April 17 to June 1.
Scott Bakula, Robert Loggia, Hector
Elizondo, Sinbad, Jason Bateman, Harley
Jane Kozak and Kathy Ireland star in the
comedy about an honest coach and his
assistant who face the challenge of making
champions out of an outlandish group of
unconventional college athletes led by a
34-year-old student quarterback.
Bakula, star of television's "Quantum
Leap," plays quarterback for the Texas
State University "Armadillos," while
Elizondo and Loggia play the coach and
his assistant. Sinbad plays a graduate
student/astronomy instructor who joins
University of North Texas
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