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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Signed a contract with the Cleveland Browns of the All-America Football ... First
African-American drafted by an NFL club: George Taliaferro, halfback (Indiana).
Oct 26, 2010 ... Arthur Wharton - Wharton, of mixed race (Scottish/Grenadian/Ghanaian), was the
first black player to play professional football, not just in ...
Jan 18, 2016 ... James Owens became Auburn's first African-American scholarship football player
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 ...