Frederick Douglass "Fritz" Pollard (January 27, 1894 – May 11, 1986) was the
first African American head coach in the National Football League (NFL). Pollard
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wanted this history to be made on Monday Night Football," Shell ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
1945 NFL Championship Game - Cleveland Rams vs. ... Draft History: Joe
Stydahar, the first drafted player to make it to Canton .... Super Bowl Coaches
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.
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
Fritz Pollard, First African-American Head Coach in National Football League (
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The first African American coach in the National Football League. ... Pollard
created a black football team and challenged NFL teams to exhibition games, but