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Fritz Pollard


Frederick Douglass "Fritz" Pollard (January 27, 1894 – May 11, 1986) was the first African American head coach in the National Football League (NFL). Pollard  ...

Art Shell Reflects on Becoming NFL's 1st Black Head Coach in ...


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 Alliance


Fritz Pollard the first African-American NFL coach Frederick Douglass “Fritz” Pollard was the first African American coach in the National Football League.

03-078 (Fritz Pollard Award) - Brown University


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 ...

Los Angeles County - 1980 to Present - Los Angeles Almanac


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 ...

TransGriot: Soul Bowl 2?


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.

TransGriot: It's Pittsburgh And Green Bay At The Jerrydome


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 ...

Oakland Raiders - Greatest Sports Franchises | WatchMojo.com


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 ...

Famous Christian Athletes: Top 11 All-Time Counted Down | News ...


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 ...

The Quest for Consistency (Integrity - Chapter 1) | FCA Resources


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 ...

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Fritz Pollard: 10 Amazing facts on the 1st Black NFL Coach | The ...


Feb 5, 2016 ... First African American NFL Coach, Fritz Pollard (born January 27, 1894, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.—died May 11, 1986). As we head into the Super ...

Remembering Fritz Pollard - Brown University Library


Feb 23, 2005 ... ... easily held," Fritz Pollard was a standout halfback on Brown's 1916 Rose Bowl team. He later became the first African American NFL coach.

THE TALON : Bonds Wilson Reading Room Dedication


Nov 2, 2015 ... Bonds-Wilson Alumni, NFL Hall of Famer and first African American NFL Coach, Art Shell, was in attendance and spoke to the crowd of over ...