Frederick Douglass "Fritz" Pollard (January 27, 1894 – May 11, 1986) was the
first African American head coach in the National Football League (NFL). Pollard
Oct 9, 2014 ... One fall night 25 years ago, Art Shell climbed into bed. He was watching
Nightline when the phone rang. It was Al Davis , owner of the Oakland ...
Fritz Pollard the first African-American NFL coach Frederick Douglass “Fritz”
Pollard was the first African American coach in the National Football League.
Feb 18, 2004 ... He later became the first African American NFL coach. “Fritz Pollard was a
pioneer, a man who excelled not only because of his magnificent ...
Art Shell is hired to coach the Los Angeles Raiders, becoming the first African
American NFL coach. --- Newly retired President Ronald Reagan and his wife ...
Jan 21, 2011 ... ... February 4 day and Dungy's name was the one etched into the history books
as the first African-American NFL coach to win a Super Bowl.
Jan 27, 2011 ... Mike Tomlin will be seeking to make more NFL and Black history as he begins
the quest to become the first African-American NFL coach to win ...
First African American NFL Coach. In 1989, the Raiders hired Hall of Famer Art
Shell and became the first team in the modern NFL era to have an African ...
Nov 29, 2012 ... Tony Dungy is noted to be the first African American NFL coach to win a Super
Bowl when he won with the Indianapolis Colts. Dungy is also ...
Apr 7, 2008 ... In the process, he became the first African-American NFL coach to win the
prestigious game. And if Dungy wasn't already a beloved national ...