Remembered for his impact on ushering in change in a newly integrated school’s football team, Herman Boone has died at the age of 84. News4’s Derrick Ward reports from Alexandria.
With his health declining, Herman Boone was still mapping out football strategy as if he were about to walk the sidelines one more time. “His daughter said the other night he asked for a clipboard. He started drawing plays,” said Aly Khan Johnson, an assistant on Boone’s staff in 1972. Boone, the Virginia high school football coach who inspired the…