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Rise From These Ashes Speech March 24, 2011

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In this dramatic portrayal of real events, head Marshall coach Jack Lengyel is played by Matthew McConaughey as he gives a motivational speech to the newly formed Marshall Football team in the wake of a plane crash in which nearly the entire prior team perished.

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We may behind on the scoreboard at the end of the game, but you play like that we cannot be defeated.

Now we came here today to remember - six young men; 69 others, who will not be on the field with you today...but they will be watching.

You can bet your a$$ that they'll be gritting their teeth with every snap of that football - you understand me? How you play today - from this moment on - is how you...will be remembered.

This is your opportunity to rise from these ashes and grab glory.

JACK: We are -

PLAYERS: MARSHALL!

JACK: We are -

PLAYERS: MARSHALL!

JACK: We are -

PLAYERS: MARSHALL!

Funerals end today.

(Cheers)

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