Narrator of story
Neely Crenshaw
Head Coach
Rake
Town where story takes place
Messina
mascot of team
Spartans
Special manager of the team
Rabbit
Neely's friend and teammate
Paul Curry
Girl Neely dumped Cameron for
Screamer
Neely's first love
Cameron
Book Store-owning former Spartan
Nat
Spartan, Nam fighter, now a cop
Mal
Former Spartan, now in jail
Jesse Trapp
Former Spartan, now owns a chop shop
Silo Mooney
Boy who died at conditioning
Scotty Reardon
Author
John Grisham
Cafe in town
Renfrows