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 ...
Black history firsts in football and at the Super Bowl.
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 ...
Fritz Pollard was small in stature but a giant in the early days of pro football. ... he
became the first black coach and quarterback in the formative days of the NFL.
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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 ...
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.
5 days ago ... 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.
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.