Details of the history of black players in American professional football depend
on the ... Charles Follis is believed to be the first black professional football player
, having played for the Shelb...
Feb 19, 2014 ... UCLA running back was first African American to play in NFL. ... especially
considering that nine African American college football players were ...
Signed a contract with the Cleveland Browns of the All-America Football ... First
African-American drafted by an NFL club: George Taliaferro, halfback (Indiana).
Mar 26, 2016 ... James Owens, the first black scholarship player to play football at Auburn, died
Saturday at the age of 65.
One of the first African-American college football stars, Kenny Washington was
one of two black athletes to reintegrate the NFL in 1946.
Jan 18, 2016 ... James Owens became Auburn's first African-American scholarship football player
Aug 21, 2014 ... A year before Robinson first put on a Brooklyn Dodger uniform and ... pioneering
African American football players made their mark in the ...
1956: First Black female to graduate from LSU [Masters of Education] ( Pearl
Henry ... 1972: First Black LSU varsity football players (Lora O. Hinton, Jr. and
1952: First Black (male or female) to earn a degree from LSU [Masters of ... 1972:
First Black LSU varsity football players (Lora O. Hinton, Jr. and Mikell Williams)