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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Mar 26, 2016 ... James Owens, the first black scholarship football player at Auburn, has died at
age 65 after battling heart problems.
professional football players in Britain. However at least two black players were
playing professionally before the first world war, with one Arthur Wharton playing
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 ...
Mar 26, 2016 ... James Owens, the first black scholarship player to play football at Auburn, died
Saturday at the age of 65.
Oct 30, 2013 ... James Owens was the first black football player at Auburn. ... comments led Art
Dunning to become one of first black Alabama football players ...
Oct 30, 2013 ... From left: Alabama football coach Paul "Bear" Bryant, Alabama Gov. ... He helped
land Wilbur Jackson, the first black football player to sign with ...