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There is no Next Episode of Night Light planned.
Coach Taylor is unsure how strong his team will be without Smash; a new star player (Jeremy Sumpter) arrives on the scene; a season-ending injury results in Smash losing his college scholarship.
Smash has confidence issues as he works with Coach Taylor to prepare for college tryouts; Tami finds that the community cares more about a new screen on the field than education; Matt faces a tough decision about his grandmother's care.
Coach Taylor is pressured to make some changes to his team for an upcoming game; Saracen feels the heat as fans lose faith in him; Tim tries to get out of debt.
The new bad boy in town woos Tyra; Saracen's mother tries to re-enter his life; Smash leaves Dillon for the first time.
Cash's dark side comes to light; Jason thinks he knows how to bring him and Erin back together; coach Taylor makes a decision that leaves Matt debating the future of his football career.
The new quarterback, J.D. McCoy, becomes a victim of hazing; Matt and Julie get closer after spending some time together at the lake; a woman claims that Cash owes her child support.
J.D.'s skills are put to the test at Friday night's rival game; Landry thinks he is over Tyra when he meets Devin, who seems to be the perfect girl.
In hopes of getting his family back, Jason follows a job opportunity to New York; Tyra is torn between following Cash on his rodeo tour and her college dream; Tami tries to talk Coach Taylor into buying a new house.
Dillon is in the spotlight when the Panthers' game is selected as the nationally televised game of the week; Riggins decides whether to meet with a college coach; Tyra sees the truth about Cash and finds herself in a desperate situation.
Buddy Garrity is forced to tell Lyla about his financial troubles; when J.D. meets a girl at school, his father worries he is losing his focus on football.
Saracen's grandmother's mental health rapidly deteriorates; Lyla learns that she has been accepted to her dream college; tensions between Joe and J.D. escalate.
The McCoys' and Taylors' friendship is on thin ice after Joe and J.D.'s scuffle; Buddy tries to make amends with Lyla; Tyra and Landry try to rekindle their romance.
Matt prepares for college; Lyla's dreams are in the hands of an estranged uncle; coach Taylor feels uncertain about the future.