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 ... In 1933, the las...
Feb 19, 2014 ... UCLA running back was first African American to play in NFL. His story is not
Jan 13, 2017 ... Kenny Washington was actually the first African-American to sign a contract in
1946 with an NFL team. He came out of UCLA, where he played ...
Played one game (November 28, 1915) for the Canton Bulldogs ... First African-
American drafted by an NFL club: George Taliaferro, halfback (Indiana). Picked ...
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 ...
Jan 16, 2014 ... As the nation celebrates Black History Month, we take a look at the African-
Americans who broke the color barrier in the NFL.
Aug 21, 2014 ... They became the first African Americans to play in the modern NFL. ... pioneering
African American football players made their mark in the ...
Sep 22, 2016 ... Who was the first black quarterback to start for every NFL team? ... He played
eight more years in the NFL as a receiver, only throwing nine ...
May 31, 2014 ... In the 1962 NFL season, Washington became the last franchise to add a black
player to its roster. His name is Bobby Mitchell. The Hall of ...
While 67 percent of all players in the NFL are black, there are no African-
American owners and one general manager. Ozzie Newsome became the first