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Fritz Pollard - Wikipedia


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 ...


Jan 10, 2017 ... Art Shell Reflects on Becoming NFL's 1st Black Head Coach in Modern Era ... I learned a lot that way about football, about life, by just listening.

Dennis Green leaves immense impact on NFL community - NFL.com


Jul 22, 2016 ... Art Shell may have been the first African-American NFL head coach ... football -- that he'd affected as many lives as a head coach possibly can.

Tony Dungy stood on many shoulders to become Hall of Fame's first ...


Aug 6, 2016 ... Of all the coaches in pro football's modern era, just 15 have been ... The only previous black head coach in the NFL, Fritz Pollard, had coached ...

New Oregon coach Willie Taggart's goal: be the first black head ...


Dec 7, 2016 ... College Football ... I've never thought about the NFL. ... If Taggart could join Dungy as the first black coaches to win titles at their respective ...

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 ...

Super Bowl, NFL Black History Firsts Photos - ABC News


Black history firsts in football and at the Super Bowl.

Smith, Dungy are first black coaches in Super Bowl - ESPN.com


Jan 22, 2007 ... It took 41 years for a black head coach to make it all the way to the Super Bowl. ... decent, deserving men have pushed the NFL forward.

Fritz Pollard - Coach, Athlete, Football Player - Biography.com


3 days ago ... American football pioneer Fritz Pollard was one of the professional ... the first black coach and quarterback in the formative days of the NFL.

Tony Dungy Honors Trailblazing Black Football Coaches at Hall of ...


Aug 8, 2016 ... Dungy, the first Black head coach to win a Super Bowl, recognized ... Tony Dungy , former NFL head coach, poses next to his bronze bust ...