Texas 6

Outstanding Serialized Sports Documentary

 

Sports Emmy® Awards Nominee

TEXAS 6 takes place in Strawn, Texas and follows the Greyhounds, a high school 6-man football team under the direction of Coach Dewaine Lee as they attempt a three-peat for the 6-Man Football State Championship. While football remains the spine of Strawn, TEXAS 6 ultimately depicts the spirit of a small town and a team that shows up for one another on and off the field.

For Your Consideration

Outstanding Serialized Sports Documentary

Sports Emmy® Awards

Executive Producer: Jared L. Christopher
Director: Jared L. Christopher
Editor: Jared L. Christopher

Outstanding Editing – Long Form

Editor: Jared L. Christopher

Accolades

“Riveting”

– New York Post

“…So engaging is the series”

– The Wall Street Journal

“Satisfying and affable”

– The Hollywood Reporter

“Compelling” and “Poignant”

– The Houston Chronicle

Episodes

Episode 1 | “Made in Straw”

In Strawn, Texas, population 676, the town’s six man football team is coming off of back-to-back state championships. Despite losing 11 seniors to graduation, expectations are at an all-time high as the team faces a tough opponent in their season opener.

Episode 2 | “Chief Duncan”

J.W. and Blaze feel the pressure from Coach Lee. Meanwhile, the rest of Strawn looks ahead to the week two matchup.

Episode 3 | “Deep in the Heart”

Blaze prepares for another tough game that could cement him as the starting quarterback with his supportive grandmother ready to cheer him on. 

Episode 4 | “All Is Lost”

J.W. and Marco’s injuries are an opportunity for the rest of the team to step up, including sophomore Jett, but external pressures cause some of the team to lose focus.

Episode 5 | “All In”

It’s Homecoming in Strawn and the Greyhounds bounce back. Coach Lee visits his father and Blaze competes in a different sort of competition.

Episode 6 | “The Rivalry”

Perhaps the biggest rivalry in six-man football, the Greyhounds take on their cross-town rival, the Gordon Longhorns with all of Strawn watching.

Episode 7 | “The Rematch”

Strawn gets a do-over as they face off against Gordon for the state quarterfinals, with a healthy J.W. and Marco ready to make the most of their senior-year season.

Episode 8 | “Texas 6”

Season finale. The Greyhounds take on Richland Springs in the semifinals with their sights set on the state championship, and seniors J.W., Blaze and Marco bring the Made-In-Strawn mentality in what could be their final game.