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 ...
Feb 19, 2014 ... UCLA running back was first African American to play in NFL. ... especially
considering that nine African American college football players were ...
May 11, 2014 ... What few people know is that in 1946, the Los Angeles Rams signed Kenny
Washington, the first African American player in the league's ...
Oct 26, 2010 ... Arthur Wharton - Wharton, of mixed race (Scottish/Grenadian/Ghanaian), was the
first black player to play professional football, not just in ...
Signed a contract with the Cleveland Browns of the All-America Football ... First
African-American drafted by an NFL club: George Taliaferro, halfback (Indiana).
Feb 5, 2016 ... Remember Ernie Davis, the first African-American to win the Heisman Trophy
before his life was tragically cut short by leukemia, on ...
"When I came to FSU on a football scholarship in 1966, there were no African
Americans on the football team. The first black football player came to FSU in
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)
1949 - The first Black student-athlete ever to try out for the football team is Aaron
... At the game itself, MSU starts twelve Black players; Notre Dame has only one: