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Fritz Pollard

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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 ...

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Oct 9, 2014 ... Art Shell Reflects on Becoming NFL's 1st Black Head Coach in Modern .... "Al wanted this history to be made on Monday Night Football," Shell ...

Super Bowl, NFL Black History Firsts Photos - ABC News

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Black history firsts in football and at the Super Bowl.

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

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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 ...

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

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Apr 2, 2014 ... American football pioneer Fritz Pollard was one of the professional ... the first black coach and quarterback in the formative days of the NFL.

Black ThenFritz Pollard, First African-American Head Coach in ...

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Sep 2, 2015 ... ... Pollard, First African-American Head Coach in National Football League (NFL) ... He became the first #black to be named to the Walter Camp ...

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

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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.

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

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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 ...

Famous NFL Firsts - About Football

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This football history page lists many famous NFL firsts. Take a trip ... First NFL Playoff Game Featuring Two African-American Head Coaches: January 4, 2003.

Jackson native Tony Dungy becomes first black coach elected to ...

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Aug 7, 2016 ... Former NFL coach and player Tony Dungy delivers his speech during an induction ceremony at the Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday, Aug.

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

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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.

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

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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 ...

African-Americans - Football History | Pro Football Hall of Fame ...

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First African-American drafted by an NFL club: George Taliaferro, halfback ... First African-American head coach to take team to Super Bowl: Lovie Smith, 2006 ...