The iconic coach Boone who inspired Denzel Washington's character in Remember The Titans has tragically died, aged eighty-four.
His team. T.C. Williams High School announced the sad news on Twitter on Wednesday. His cause of death has now been revealed.
Herman Boone was the iconic coach for T.C. Williams High School.
His football teams amassed a record of a whopping ninety-nine wins and 8 losses during a 9-year period.
So blessed to have spent time with coach Herman Boone a few years back. I learned so much from him in a short time.… https://t.co/hRWudYWFpS— Donnie Militzer (@Donnie Militzer)1576710174.0
He was also a huge figurehead for the racial movement.
But in 1969, things took a turn...
RIP Former Titans Head Football Coach Herman Boone🙏🏾 I applaud you for overcoming racial tension in 1971, and winni… https://t.co/1hjQdtjMqm— Jimmy Hazelwood (@Jimmy Hazelwood)1576727498.0
His work inspired Denzel Washington's character in the legendary Remember The Titans.
via: imdbThe movie hit screens in 2000 and has since been cemented as a firm smash hit within the genre.
Sadly, on Wednesday the legendary coach passed away.
He passed away at his home in Alexandria, Virginia, aged eighty-four.
It is with great sadness that we share the sad news of the passing of former Head Football Coach Herman Boone who l… https://t.co/XaJjYbO6QN— T.C. Williams H.S. Football Boosters (@T.C. Williams H.S. Football Boosters)1576694725.0
Tributes have been pouring in.
We are sad to learn of the passing of our friend, Coach Herman Boone, who led the T.C. Williams HS Titans to the Vi… https://t.co/zdcqoXuSez— BRENTWOOD PARTNERS (@BRENTWOOD PARTNERS)1576710140.0
His cause of death has been confirmed.
We lost a great man today in Coach Herman Boone who inspired "Remember the Titans" "Teamwork is ONE heartbeat of i… https://t.co/z4AqAx3XpT— CoachTube.com (@CoachTube.com)1576707141.0
R.I.P Coach Herman Boone.
In remembrance of Herman Boone, the iconic coach portrayed in 'Remember the Titans', passed away. 🙏🏽🙏🏽 https://t.co/EEHHnrscoh— GRAM U.A.A.M. (@GRAM U.A.A.M.)1576718756.0