Charles Follis is believed to be the first black professional football player, having
.... No black player was selected in the NFL draft until 1949 when George ...
Feb 19, 2014 ... UCLA running back was first African American to play in NFL. ... even though the
NFL had 10 teams in 1940 and each team drafted 20 players.
May 11, 2014 ... The Rams franchise in the NFL likes to make social history. Yesterday, the St.
Louis Rams drafted Michael Sam, the first openly gay player in ...
Feb 18, 2013 ... Everyone knows who Jackie Robinson was. The four-sport varsity star from
UCLA was the first African-American to play Major League Baseball ...
Jan 16, 2014 ... First African-American NFL players helped break down barriers ... determine your
NFL Fantasy draft order · Pick Six: Top Super Bowl rematches.
Feb 10, 2014 ... The NFL celebrates Black History Month with a look at some of the top ... Carolina
State in the first round of the 1992 NFL Draft and he would go ...
Feb 13, 2013 ... Fritz Pollard, the first African American coach and quarterback in the ... in the first
round of the AFL draft and the second round of the NFL draft in ...
Feb 1, 2015 ... And in 1949, he became the first black player drafted by an NFL club, although a
handful of other African-Americans played in the league ...
Feb 6, 2014 ... For our purposes, we'll call him a quarterback, which would make him the first
black player drafted into the NFL to play a quarterback-like ...
Nov 20, 2008 ... George Taliaferro is known as one of the best football players ever to attend
Indiana University and that alone could make him an Indiana ...