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... may have won the Bears' respect, but his name went uncalled in the NFL draft.
... Fritz Pollard, a quick and elusive black halfback who had earned first-team ...
Zero black players appeared on NFL rosters between 1933 and 1946; even after
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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 ...
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The season also marked the first appearance of black players in the league.
Chuck Cooper became the first black player to be drafted when he was chosen
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 ...