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.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.
Aug 7, 2016 ... Former NFL coach and player Tony Dungy delivers his speech during an
induction ceremony at the Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday, Aug.