An inspiring true story set in Huntington, West Virginia, a small town steeped in the rich tradition of college football. For decades, players, coaches, fans & families have come together to cheer on Marshall University's 'Thundering Herd.' For this team & this community, Marshall football is more than just a sport, it's a way of life. But on a fateful night in 1970, while traveling back to Huntington after a game in North Carolina, 75 members of Marshall's football team & coaching staff were killed in a plane crash. As those left behind struggled to cope with the devastating loss of their loved ones, the grieving families found hope & strength in the leadership of Jack Lengyel, a young coach who was determined to rebuild Marshall's football program &, in the process, help to heal a community.
- 2 hr 7 minPG
- Dec 22, 2006