Friday Night Lights‘ Tim Riggins has always been an endless source of inspiration. First, he inspired many people to grow their hair out. Then, odds are, he inspired some unfortunate underage drinking. And hopefully, he inspired people not to open a chop shop with their older brother. Regardless, years after the show’s series finale, Riggins is still influential.
For starters, he inspired me to name my dog after him. And more recently, poet Nico Alvarado wrote four Tim Riggins-inspired poem for the winter-spring 2014 edition of Gulf Coast, the University of Houston’s literary journal. Alvarado’s poems include “Tim Riggins Speaks of Waterfalls,” and below, we’ve included “Tim Riggins Invents a New Number”: READ FULL STORY