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"It was something far more devastating to any human being than a brick could be. In Reel Life: At the start of camp, the team is clearly divided by race, and there's (diminishing) racial conflict throughout most of the season.I guess Disney, being the family movie production company that it is, felt that to depict a toilet stool coming through your window was a bit much ... Williams had long hair, even the football players," Mark Jenkins, who attended T. In Real Life: Both coaches and many players say that there was conflict, especially during training camp, but that it was because of competition for positions, not because of race.She goes over to his house to watch game films and becomes friends with his daughter. Unfortunately, that didn't happen." In Reel Life: All the black players sit on one bus, the white players on another. In Real Life: On a typical day at Gettysburg, the team practiced from 9- a.m., from 2-3 p.m., and from 4- p.m.In Real Life: "Sheryl never visited my home," says Boone in his DVD commentary. Boone makes them switch around, with the offense on one bus, defense on the other, integrating the buses. Team meetings were interspersed throughout the day.In Real Life: Sunshine had been in Alexandria, Va., before camp started, and had practiced with Rev, his rival quarterback, in the unofficial workouts during the summer.
Sheryl didn't have a say in it -- she died on May 4, 1996, at 34. In Real Life: "She was not quite the football fanatic they show here," says Yoast in his DVD commentary.In Reel Life: Conflict at the high school continues through the football season.In Real Life: According to Joann Patton, who dated Yoast and taught English at T. Williams, students "adjusted pretty well to (the integrated) situation.Then, the players start a petition to get him named head coach, and he reconsiders.In Real Life: "My players were very upset," Yoast says in his DVD commentary. I tore up the petition, told them they didn't want to give up football their senior year.