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Thu Dec 19, 2019, 08:46 AM

"Remember The Titans" football coach has died


Herman Boone, the legendary high school football coach portrayed by Denzel Washington in the iconic movie "Remember the Titans," has died. He was 84.

Boone took over as head coach of T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, Virginia, in 1971 -- the year the city's high schools were integrated and consolidated. Led by Boone, who was black, and assistant coach Bill Yoast, who was white, the Titans football team overcame racial tension to go undefeated and win the state championship.

Former T.C. Williams principal John Porter informed the school Wednesday of Boone's death and the school's football boosters club announced it on Twitter.

Boone's death comes six months after Yoast died in May at the age of 94.


Rest In Power, Coach Boone. Rest In Power, Coach Yoast.

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a kennedy Dec 2019 #1

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Sun Dec 29, 2019, 11:39 PM

1. and I saw a Green Bay Packers celebratory dance

doing what the Titans team did one time in the movie after a Touch Down. Loved that movie.

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