Lynn Blackburn has landed her first television role, and it's a biggie.
The actress will play a character named Laurel on season five of Friday Night Lights. According to Entertainment Weekly, she'll be an intelligent, tough teacher at East Dillon who befriends [FNL spoiler alert!] the school's newest hire, Tami.
Earlier this week, Grey Damon was cast as the Lions' new wide receiver.
Production on the show's fifth and final season is now taking place in Austin.