WE ARE MARSHALL
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(2006)
This film was released in 2006 and stars Matthew McConaughey, Matthew Fox and David Strathairn in this historical drama biopic, directed by McG, about the aftermath of the 1970 plae crash that killed 75 people (37 Marshall University Thundering Herd football players along with 5 football coaches, 2 athletic trainers, the athletic director, 25 boosters (supporters) and a crew of 5).

On the evening of November 14th 1970, Southern Airways Flight 932 chartered the Marshall football team back to Huntington, WV after their 17-14 defeat to the East Carolina Pirates. The plane clipped trees on a ridge just one mile from Tri-State Airport in Ceredo, WV and crashes into a nearby gully and killed all 75 people on board.

Following the horrific accident, the film addresses the rebuilding of the football team and the healing that the community undergoes especially as the University President Donald Dedmon was considering suspending the football team in memory of the deceased.

MARSHALL
THUNDERING HERD
(HUNTINGTON, WV)
(1970)