Matt and Smash have a hard time listening to their coach as they prepare for their first game of the new season. Coach Taylor heads back to Dillon to check on his family and finds out just what is happening to the Panthers since he's left. Buddy Garrity is going to be quite the enemy for the new coach. Riggins follows Lyla's advice, which helps Riggins open his eyes and finally see a new light. He still remains a good friend with Jason Street and decides to go to Mexico with him.