Remember the Titans

Question: Did coach Boone really treat his players the way he does in the movie?

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Question: Just out of curiosity, they didn't mention what happen to that Alan guy who gave his position to Pete. Did he go on to play college ball?

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Answer: Alan Bosley was not a real person, just a character they made up for the movie, if you are looking for any info on the real players go to this site, http://www.71originaltitans.com.

pross79
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Question: What did the movie say about Gary Bertier at the end when they scroll what happened to the characters? It looked like it said he died in a car crash, but in the movie he only got paralyzed.

Answer: The real Gerry Bertier participated in the final game and was paralyzed in a car accident after it. He died in a car crash in 1981.

Dr Wilson
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Question: How did Ronnie do what he did to the guy who was about to sack him during the Groveton game? Is that even possible?

Answer: Yes, it is possible. He lowers his body and uses the opposing player's own momentum to flip him over his back. I don't know the official name of it, but I've seen it performed by NHL players and the announcers called it "submarining."

Phaneron Premium member

Factual error: Towards the end of the movie when the Titans are playing for the championship, Petie grabs up a fumbled ball and runs with it. When he stands up from being tackled, watching TV back in his hospital room, Gary yells Petie's name and the nurse comes to Gary's room to see if everything is all right. When she opens the door to Gary's hospital room, she opens it into the hallway. There isn't a hospital in the world where the patients door opens into the hallway. They all open inward to the patient's room.

Pjpodemski
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Suggested correction: There are numerous hospitals where the doors open into the hallways. Rush hospital in Chicago is one. Prentice women's hospital is another.

Your suggested correction is invalid. Though there are hospitals where there are numerous storage closet doors that open into the hallway, the "patients room" doors do not open into the hallway... (the key word here is 'patients room' doors.

Pjpodemski
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Coach Boone: Welcome to my life, Yoast.

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Trivia: Ironically, T. C. Williams High was named after a former Alexandria school superintendent who was a staunch opponent of racial integration.

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