Frederick Douglass "Fritz" Pollard (January 27, 1894 – May 11, 1986) was the
first African American head coach in the National Football League (NFL). Pollard
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Black history firsts in football and at the Super Bowl.
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.
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.
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 ...