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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 ...


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 ...

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


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 ...

Dungy stands on the shoulders of greatness as first black coach in ...


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 ...

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


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 ...

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


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.

Famous NFL Firsts - About Football


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.

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.

Dungy becomes first black coach to win Super Bowl - ESPN.com


Feb 4, 2007 ... white one that read ``NFL champions'' and walked to midfield, where he and Smith ... "I'm proud to be the first African-American coach to win

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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.

Super Bowl, NFL Black History Firsts Photos - ABC News


Black history firsts in football and at the Super Bowl.

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 ...