Unlike most moviegoers who were captivated by the film's can-do message, he didn't leave the theater feeling particularly upbeat.
Greenlee knew most of those killed that day. He was on the team the previous two seasons — he walked away for personal reasons — and would come back to play the following season to help rebuild the program.
And because of that, he knew that what was shown on the big screen wasn't what really happened.
"So many things about what really happened were just … lost," said Greenlee. "The story is such a marvelous story. Why tinker with it?"