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Retrieved August 6, March 10, Archived from the original on March 10, Retrieved March 11, April 3, June 13, January 30, What do you say, men? In Reel Life: Rudy plays high school football, and when he gets to Notre Dame, tells Ara Parseghian that he wasn't the biggest or strongest player on the team, but that he led the team in tackles. In Real Life: He may have. As a prep, Ruettiger, 5-foot-7 and pounds, started at offensive guard and inside linebacker in his senior year at Joliet Catholic.
In Reel Life: After high school, Rudy works in a steel mill for four years. Rudy actually spent time in the Navy before going to Notre Dame. In Reel Life: One of Rudy's older brothers, Frank Scott Benjaminson , is a real jerk -- he laughs at Rudy, puts him down, then justifies his smirking verbal abuse thusly: "As long as my brother talks this crazy Notre Dame s, he deserves anything that comes his way. That character, Ruettiger told the New York Times, is a composite of "everybody who ever discouraged me.
In Reel Life: Rudy shows up at dawn at the Notre Dame school gate and says he wants to talk to someone about attending the university. Cavanaugh remains a presence for Rudy throughout the film.
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But the character is a composite of Cavanaugh and one other priest, writes Dorothy V. In Reel Life: Rudy becomes friends with the head groundskeeper, Fortune. He's a composite character. Rudy may have still struggled in class, but his tuition was paid for in real life. In Reel Life: During his struggles to get into Notre Dame, Rudy lights candles in front of a cave-like alter constructed of rocks, and prays.
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In Real Life: If you had been at Notre Dame in the mid-'70s and knew of Rudy, it was probably because he frequently traded punches in benefit boxing matches called "Bengal Bouts. In boxing, it's not how good you are; it's how tough you are. That's how the student body knew me. I got everyone to know me. Big deal? You betcha. There's nothing ficitonal about the beating the real Rudy took on the field. And his helmet was so big that sometimes when he was hit, it spun around on his head. If Astin doesn't quite look like he's pounds, that's because he wasn't.
Like Rudy, he was -- but weighed only pounds. In Reel Life: Rudy is pummeled, time and time again, during practice. In Real Life: This was Ruettiger's experience. And it was, to a large extent, Astin's experience, also.
Astin has it: "I have Polaroids of my entire body bruised up. In Reel Life: Like many people who have a single, concrete goal, Rudy sometimes comes off as being very self-absorbed. In Real Life: Has he changed? W atford manager Javi Gracia expressed his surprise that incidents were still occurring in football, while Huddersfield manager Jan Siewert felt there was plenty of effort being put into eradicating the problem on home soil.
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