Season 5, Episode 13
In the series finale, the Taylors make big decisions about their future, including a surprising choice by Julie. Elsewhere, the Lions play in the championship game.
Eric receives an enticing offer; Tim greets a familiar face and thinks about his future; a decision is made about East Dillon's football program.
Season 5, Episode 11
Budget cuts loom for East Dillon; Tami goes to Pennsylvania for a big opportunity; the team look ahead to the playoffs; and Vince is once again responsible for his household.
Season 5, Episode 10
Eric is recruited by a top college program; Vince takes steps to become a starter again; Tim's friends and family speak on his behalf at his parole hearing; a sports banquet is held for East Dillon.
Season 5, Episode 9
Eric considers suspending Vince; the possibility of becoming quarterback weighs on Luke; Billy receives unexpected news from Mindy; Becky gets a new job.
Season 5, Episode 8
Eric worries he's losing control of the Lions; Tami suspects that a student is being neglected at home; Vince's arrogance creates tension with his teammates; Becky enters a pageant.
Team secrets are exposed on a Web site during rivalry week; Vince feels torn between Coach Taylor and his dad; and Billy makes a connection with Luke.
Season 5, Episode 6
Eric is praised in a popular magazine; a figure from Vince's past makes a demand; Luke digests the news about TMU; Julie's return to college is delayed.
Season 5, Episode 5
The Lions hit the road; Eric provides recruitment guidance to Vince; four East Dillon students make a pact; Julie's relationship gets more complicated.
Conflicts in the locker room force Eric to mediate; Luke receives an offer from TMU; Buddy faces parental woes; Tami works with a troubled teen; and a new player joins the Lions.
Someone from Vince's past resurfaces; Julie connects with a faculty member; Eric tries to instill discipline in the team; and Buddy is troubled after learning something about his son.
This week is all about new experiences and situations as Coach and the Lions deal with the football community's bias, Tami keeps trying to break through to not only the students, but also the teachers at East Dillon High, Vince learns to handle newfound perks, and Becky finds a home.
Tami Taylor / Mrs. Coach
Oh Tami — was there ever a better woman? As Tami tries to make a difference in these kids' lives, we meet Epic, a major problem-child at East Dillon. Epic thinks she can shake Tami off (as she apparently has with every other authority figure) with classic teen dismissal and snarky behavior, but she doesn't know Mrs. Coach very well now does she?
We're off to an emotional start as the final season of Friday Night Lights kicks off. Favorite faces are around, but for how long? And new favorites are moving in to replace the old. It's late August as we begin another football season in East Dillon, Texas and hot enough for the radio announcer to declare, "I'm sweatin' like a whore in church." ...