Series Ep #Season Ep #Episode TitleErica Vain TV BreakdownSynopsisWritten byDirected byAir Date
1"Seasons Pass"WATCH HERESpencer’s interview upsets his old teammates, Coop and Layla return from tour, and Billy confronts something from his past. Meanwhile, Jordan and Simone say to someone they love. Nkechi OkoroMichael SchultzJanuary 18, 2021
2"How to Survive in South Central"WATCH HERESpencer and Billy realize they need to adjust their style and earn the team's trust. Jordan's starting quarterback position is threatened, and Coop and Layla get into an argument.Mike Herro Michael SchultzJanuary 25, 2021
3"High Expectations"WATCH HERESpencer is starting to feel the pressure on the field and off as the first game of the season approaches. Coach pushes Jordan to step up. Asher keeps trying to discuss the summer with Olivia.John A. NorrisKristin Windell February 1, 2021
4"My Mind's Playing Tricks on Me"WATCH HERESpencer sees a therapist, Jordan is concerned about Simone, and Asher tries to earn a place on the team. Meanwhile, Coop wants to make a music video.Jameal TurnerKelli Williams February 8, 2021
5"How Come"WATCH HERESpencer and the team rally around Chris, Laura grows concerned about Olivia’s sobriety, and Jordan gets sidelined during a game. Meanwhile, Layla hits a dead end with her lawsuit.Robert D. Doty Kelli WilliamsFebruary 15, 2021
6"Teenage Love"WATCH HEREWhen Spencer's friends surprise him at his family cabin, secrets come out that impact some couples. Plus, Coop confronts Spencer, and Billy and Laura fix a problem together.Lorna Clarke OsunsanmiNikhil PanizFebruary 22, 2021
7"Roll The Dice"WATCH HERESpencer and some of the gang take a road trip to see Coop and Layla on tour. Spencer also gets a little clarity on his feelings for Layla.Mike Herro Dawn WilkinsonMarch 1, 2021
8"Canceled"WATCH HEREWith Homecoming King and Queen nominations being announced, neither Spencer nor Coop seem to be in a celebratory mood with everything going on. Laura notices that Olivia has become more withdrawn and allows Olivia and Jordan to both take a mental health day and get some much-needed twin bonding time. Things get heated with Layla and Olivia, leaving Olivia to get some much-needed clarity. Meanwhile, Billy is frustrated with the interim principal's new rules, leaving Spencer to come up with a game plan with a little help from Grace.Jameal TurnerAvi YouabianMarch 8, 2021
9"Testify"WATCH HERESpencer is upset with Olivia, which leaves him to face some difficult truths of his own; Billy holds school tryouts for a kicker and is surprised at who the number one candidate turns out to be.Robert D. DotyRyan ZaragozaApril 12, 2021
10"Put Up or Shut Up" WATCH HERESpencer knows he needs to have the game of his life to follow his dream of playing football; Jordan makes a risky choice when it comes to football; Olivia attends a new Narcotics Anonymous in search of a sponsor.John A. NorrisDavid McWhirterApril 19, 2021
11"The Bigger Picture" WATCH HEREWhen a college scout comes to talk to Spencer, he must decide if the strings attached is worth it. Billy realizes that the recruiting game has changed and has an idea on how to help his players. A police shooting of a young black woman hits close to home for Olivia, leaving her take drastic measures to get justice. Jordan is struggling with everything going on, so Spencer, Asher and JJ try to help him out. Layla is inspired by Coop when Coop does something selfless and for a good cause. Meanwhile, Grace learns something about Principal Carter that shows him in a different light.TBATBAApril 26, 2021
12"Fight the Power"WATCH HEREWhen the truth comes out, Laura is furious and is left to face the consequences. Seeing everything going on, Spencer doesn’t want to sit on the sidelines and asks something of his teammates that could jeopardize the rest of their season. Billy deals with something personal by himself, but after a conversation with his dad he realizes what has really happened. Meanwhile, Simone is worried about Jordan and turns to his friends for help. Layla, Asher, Coop and Grace also make an appearance.May 12, 2021
13"Bring the Noise"WATCH HEREFINDING THE JOY - When Spencer learns that Grace skipped her own college graduation, he enlists Olivia’s help to throw her a surprise party, which helps distract them from reality. Billy is worried about his players' chances at college recruitment, so he tries to organize a scrimmage game to help, but it’s not as easy as he hoped. Coop finds herself in a tough spot with Layla. Meanwhile, Asher is forced to confront his feelings for his mom’s fiance’, as well as his feelings about Vanessa. Jordan and Laura will also appear in this episode. May 24, 2021
14"Ready or Not"WATCH HERESACRIFICES FOR FRIENDS - When Spencer’s quarterback must miss the game against Westlake, Spencer puts extra pressure on himself and his young teammates because of what is at stake. Billy and Jordan grow worried when Willie doesn’t show up to the game as promised and Billy learns something about Willie he wasn’t expecting. Laura must deal with a new wrinkle at work that involves Olivia leaving Laura with a tough decision. Meanwhile, Spencer takes a walk down memory lane as Coop’s 18th birthday nears and Layla and Preach clash over how to celebrate Coop. Asher and Grace will also appear. Jameal TurnerNikhil PanizJune 14,2021
15"After Hours"WATCH HEREFINDING A CONNECTION- When Billy forces Spencer and Frausto to get on the same page, the night takes an interesting turn when they run into Asher and Jordan. Olivia is excited to hang out with Layla for some much needed bonding, but the night doesn't go as Olivia had planned. Laura needs some work advice and turns to Grace for some insight, but they both get more than they bargained for. Meanwhile, Billy finds himself in an unusual situation as he takes a walk down memory lane. Coop and Patience will also appearMike Herro,
David Strauss
Kelli WilliamsJune 21, 2021
16"No Opp Left Behind"WATCH HEREUNCERTAIN FUTURE - As Spencer's high school football career is coming to an end, he starts to imagine what his future might look like. Jordan grows concerned about his football future and Asher gets upset when he discovers that Montes has been keeping something from him. Grace tries to have a nice evening after learning some good news, but Dillion finds a way to mess it up. Meanwhile, the group holds a Friendsgiving at Layla's but not everyone seems to receive a friendly welcome.Cam'ron Moore & Carrie GutenbergDavid McWhirterJune 28, 2021
17"All American: Homecoming"WATCH HEREMORE TO THE STORY- Ready to get out of town for a few days, Spencer, Olivia, Jordan and Simone decide to visit Simone's Aunt Amara's at her HBCU in Atlanta, where she is a journalism professor. The group is relishing in campus life but it also is giving Simone and Olivia a different perspective that they were not expecting. While enjoying herself, Simone has a run in with a star baseball athlete named Damon, who she learns has his own reasons for being on campus. Meanwhile, Amara is onto a big story involving her campus and takes a risk that could make her unpopular. Nkechi Okoro CarrollMichael ShultzJuly 5, 2021
18"Int'l Players Anthem (I Choose You)"WATCH HEREALL YOU NEED IS LOVE- With Jordan and Simone's big day quickly approaching, they start to envision what their future will look like, with the help of Billy and Laura. Spencer and Billy both realize how much pressure the football team is feeling but to their surprise they may have a new ally. Jordan helps Olivia see what has been holding her back making her look at how to balance recovery and romance. Meanwhile, Layla and Coop both find out secrets that helps explain what has been really going on.Robert D. DotyKristin WindellJuly 12, 2021
19"Surviving the Times" WATCH HERESEASON FINALE - Things in Spencer's life seem to be going right, but everything changes when Billy learns what he has been keeping from him. Jordan and Asher get some news neither of them were expecting. Coop is excited to go out on tour but is disappointed when no one from her team can accompany her and she gets more than she was anticipating. Meanwhile, Layla grows worried about her friend and is determined to help her. John A. NorrisMichael ShultzJuly 19, 2021