The football player Gerry Bertier died at the age of 27. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Football player most famous for having been a member of the 1971 Virginia State Champion T. C. Williams High School football team, which was portrayed in the 2000 Disney film Remember the Titans. He was later paralyzed from the waist down in a car accident and became an exceptional Paralympian, winning gold medals in the shot put and discus throw.
He was raised primarily by his mother Jean. He had a sister named Becky Britt.