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 18, 2013 ... Who Were The First Black Players in the NFL? ... African-Americans did play
professional football in its earliest days when it was still a club ...
One of the first African-American college football stars, Kenny Washington was ...
the Los Angeles Rams signed him, ending the 12-year ban on black players in ...
The first known African-American to play pro football was Charles Follis, with the
... When the NFL was reintegrated in 1946, black players made an immediate ...
Mar 26, 2016 ... James Owens, the first black scholarship football player at Auburn, has died at
age 65 after battling heart problems.
Mar 26, 2016 ... James Owens, the first black scholarship player to play football at Auburn, died
Saturday at the age of 65, his family has confirmed. Owens ...
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 27, 2016 ... James Owens, the first African-American player in Auburn football history, died
on Saturday at the age of 65.
Oct 26, 2010 ... pa-photos_t_top-10-black-football-players-british-history-pictures-gallery- ... was
the first black player to play professional football, not just in ...