Smash tells his upset mother that he's going to his recruiting meetings alone from now on, because she's just holding him back. She responds that he's throwing away what's most important by forsaking his education.
Mr. Gordon, a man from Whitmore University, a historically black college, arrives to offer Smash an academic scholarship to the school. Smash is not impressed because the football team there stinks. Mama thinks his priorities are out of whack.
Noel, a cute girl whose brother used to play for Dillon and now stars at Miami Southern, introduces herself to Smash, who's immediately taken by her. This doesn't sit well with others such as Mama Smash.