Continuity mistake: In the scene that takes place right before the big game with Georgia Tech (the game Rudy plays in), the stadium shows the Penn State Blue Band on the field playing the Penn State fight song. The game then starts and Notre Dame is playing Georgia tech. (01:39:20 - 01:41:00)
The entire team refuses to play the last game unless Rudy does, so the coach finally agrees to let him play. The game's nearing its end, and Rudy still hasn't gone on the field. The Notre Dame sideline begins chanting "Rudy," and soon, the whole stadium is cheering for him. The coach lets Rudy in on the last play, and Rudy sacks the quaterback to end the game. The entire stadium goes wild and Rudy is carried off the field by the players. We learn that since 1975, no other Notre Dame player has been carried off the field.
Rudy: You're the only one who ever took me seriously, Pete.
Trivia: One of the fans in the stands is actually Daniel "Rudy" Ruettiger, and he is listed in the credits as "fan in the stands" who can be seen in the last few minutes of the film. You can see the real Rudy sitting directly behind the actors playing Rudy's parents, and he's wearing a plaid flat cap and a dark colored coat with a thick light beige fur collar/lapel. About 15 seconds after the game ending tackle, Ned Beatty, the actor playing Rudy's father, turns around and grabs the real Rudy by his coat collar/lapel, then slaps his chest in joyful celebration.
Question: What is the name of the actor who plays Notre Dame player 75, last name Mateus? I can't find him in the credits. He's the guy who starts chanting "Rudy" during the Georgia Tech game. Somebody said it might be WWE Superstar Al Snow, aka Allen Sarven, but it's not.
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