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 ... 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 ...
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 ...
Sep 2, 2015 ... Fritz Pollard, First African-American Head Coach in National Football League (
NFL). Pollard founded his own football team in the 1930s, the ...
The first African American coach in the National Football League. ... Pollard
created a black football team and challenged NFL teams to exhibition games, but
I knew he had been inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame some 50 ...
game as the first African-American quarterback and head coach in the NFL.
Feb 1, 2014 ... Fritz Pollard was one of the first African-Americans to play professional football
and the first African-American coach, but most football fans have ...
This football history page lists many famous NFL firsts. Take a trip back ... First
African-American Head Coach of the Modern NFL Era: 1989. Art Shell was hired
Wichita State eliminated their football team in 1986. NFL Modern: The first
modern black NFL coach was Art Shell, who was promoted to head coach of the
*African American contributions in professional American football are many. ... Art
Shell became the first African American head coach in the NFL and the second ...