Michael B. Jordan still absolutely loves Coach Taylor from Friday Night Lights
Clear eyes, full hearts, can't lose!
At the present moment, Black Panther star Michael B. Jordan is at the very peak of his powers but as fans of the gifted actor will know, the star of Marvel's latest smash hit has consistently delivered.
Since grabbing the world's attention as Wallace, the 16-year-old drug dealer that works for the Barksdale Organisation in The Wire, Jordan has continued to impress.
In terms of the big screen, the actor earned strong reviews for his performances in Red Tails, Chronicle and the superb Fruitvale Station, but plenty of people still remember him fondly for his role as Vince Howard in Friday Night Lights.
After Coach Taylor was forced to give up his position as the coach of the Dillon Panthers, Friday Night Lights took the very smart decision to switch its focus to the East Dillon Lions and in Vince Howard, Michael B. Jordan was the leader of that team.
After getting in trouble with the law too many times, Vince was given one last chance but only if he plays football for the East Dillon Lions. Being the coach that he is, Eric Taylor not only brought out the best in Vince's incredible ability as a quarterback, but he also turned him into a leader of men.
Take a look at the 'Kingdom' episode for Jordan's finest ever acting performance in the show. It's a stunning piece of TV.
Despite the show wending, Coach Taylor is still one of the most beloved TV characters of all time and while promoting Black Panther, Jordan was asked if Kyle Chandler is just like his most famous character.
During an interview with HOT 97 he said: "I'm biased but he's super dope. Kyle Chandler is everything that you think he is. And Connie Britton (Tami) is amazing too. The whole entire cast is really, really great people and the show itself is one big family. Peter Berg (creator) has created this system that's just like an actors playground. It's incredibly liberating. Everybody that you fell in love with on the show are exactly what you expect them to be."
After that glowing tribute, there's only one thing that we can say...Texas forever.
Just try not to well up after watching these clips of Coach Taylor (Chandler) and Vince Howard (Jordan) at their very best.
Clip via - Joe T
Clip via - Brandon Clevenger
Here's the interview in full.