Fans only had five seasons to enjoy the perfect character that was Tim Riggins on Friday Night Lights. Unfortunately, a lot of Taylor Kitsch’s work since has been heavily criticized, but fans and critics alike can agree that his character was one of the most important on Friday Night Lights and one of the reasons it is loved by so many. Riggins never pretended to be anyone he wasn’t and while he liked to drink and have a good time as much as every other high school kid, he had a heart of gold, especially when it came to family and friends, and an undying passion for football. He was often funny, and also had his fair share of heartfelt moments throughout the seasons. Here are Tim Riggins’ 10 best moments from Friday Night Lights.
10. Tim Riggins- Football Player
One of the most common praises of Friday Night Lights was how realistic it was to middle-America life in a small, football obsessed town. Tim Riggins was the quintessential high school jock, who told it how it was, and that much was evident from some of his very first lines regarding his team and teammate Brian “Smash” Williams. Classic Riggins.
Tim: “That’s not racism man, I just don’t like him. He can be from Saudi Arabia, or Sweden, or Czech. That dude could be Santa Claus and I still won’t like him.”