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Fritz Pollard. Fritz Pollard.jpg. Date of birth, (1894-01-27)January 27, 1894. Place of birth, Chicago, Illinois. Date of death, May 11, 1986(1986-05-11) (aged 92).

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 ...

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 ...

American Football - Black History 101


Oct 2, 2015 ... American football is the most popular sport in the United States. The National Football League (NFL) is the most popular sports league in the ...

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.

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 ...

African-American Firsts: Famous, Little-Known and Unsung ...


Dec 1, 2009 ... Tony Dungy was the first African American NFL coach to win a Super Bowl game. Eric Holder became the first African American to serve as ...

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 ...

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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 ...

Shell Is First Black Coach in N.F.L. Since 20's - NYTimes.com


Oct 4, 1989 ... LEAD: Art Shell, an outstanding offensive tackle for 15 years who was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame two months ago, yesterday ...

Remembering Fritz Pollard


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.



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

Pursuit of Excellence


Nov 11, 2013 ... I recently read a book by Tony Dungy. He's the first African American NFL coach to win a Super Bowl. Here is what he said about excellence:.