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Julius Campbell, football player that inspired 'Remember the Titans,' dies at 65


Williams High School in Alexandria, Virginia and played for the Titans during the 1970s.


Julius Campbell Jr., one of the key football players portrayed in the renowned 2000 film “Remember the Titans,” has died at the age of 65, his family confirmed to the Washington Post .


He played for the school’s undefeated football team, the Titans, and won the Virginia AAA state championship, according to the Washington Post.


“Julius took it upon himself to lead the team and rebuild race relations,” Boone told the Post .


He was survived by his wife Cathy Campbell, his daughter, three stepdaughters, two stepsons and five grandchildren.


According to the Post , the family has requested donations to the ’71 Original Titans Scholarship Fund instead of flowers.






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