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
Signed a contract with the Los Angeles Rams on March 21, 1946; played ... First
African-American drafted by an NFL club: George Taliaferro, halfback (Indiana).
1945 NFL Championship Game - Cleveland Rams vs. Washington Redskins ...
Draft History: Joe Stydahar, the first drafted player to make it to Canton · Dropkick
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.
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 ...
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 ...
Feb 13, 2013 ... Fritz Pollard, the first African American coach and quarterback in the NFL. ... the
first modern black player to start at quarterback in the NFL.
What if Woody Strode and Kenny Washington weren't really the first African-
Americans to play in the NFL, because the NFL had included black players from
Sep 22, 2016 ... A timeline of when each NFL team started its first African-American ... NFL · '
Backlash and whiplash': Why NFL players are scared to talk politics ...