The Oberlin Review

Off the Cuff with Daniel “Rudy” Ruettiger

Matthew Benenson

September 21, 2012

What did you think of the movie, Rudy? I loved it. The acting was great, the music was great. I thought they did a great job, especially with the message. The message came across real clear and that’s what was most important to me. Not what actually happened or didn’t, but the message. What was that message? It gave people hope that if they focused on what they wanted, were persistent and consistent that they could make it. We’re always in a discovery mode, you know? Can I do this or that? You push yourself to accomplish that, and then you finish, and you know that you can accomplish something bigger because of what you just did. You’re always on a constant journey to define your character and y...

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