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The Junction Girls

In the spirit of "The Junction Boys", Page's 2 Jim Caple got his hands on a script depicting the life of Mike Price. Parental guidance suggested.

Updated: May 9, 2003, 12:06 PM ET
By Jim Caple | Page 2 columnist

Former Alabama coach Bear Bryant forged his reputation during his first year at Texas A&M when he held a horrific training camp in the oppressive heat at Prairie Junction, Texas. With a steady supply of verbal abuse and a severe rationing of water, Bryant drove off 73 of the 111 players en route to a 1-9 season.

The saga of Bear's "Junction Boys" is legendary. Less well known was the first and only spring football camp held by another former Alabama coach. He, too, forged his reputation. ...

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In the spirit of "The Junction Boys", Page's 2 Jim Caple got his hands on a script depicting the life of Mike Price. Parental guidance suggested.