Wal-Mart takes lead in promoting movie about Arkansas offensive lineman

Posted: December 20, 2016 at 5:45 a.m.

Brandon Burlsworth, photographed in Florida in 1998, is portrayed in Greater, a movie Wal-Mart is promoting. Burlsworth died in 1999.

Brian Reindl said Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s interest in the movie Greater -- the story of the life and death of former University of Arkansas offensive lineman Brandon Burlsworth -- began when he showed the film to Chief Executive Officer Doug McMillon last January.

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