answersLogoWhite

0


Best Answer

Fritz Pollard was the first African-American coach in the National Football League. He coached the Chicago Black Hawks in the 1920s.

User Avatar

Wiki User

9y ago
This answer is:
User Avatar
More answers
User Avatar

Wiki User

13y ago

nineteen twenty-one

This answer is:
User Avatar

User Avatar

Wiki User

13y ago

1921 Akron Pros.

This answer is:
User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: What year did Fritz Pollard coach the NFL?
Write your answer...
Submit
Still have questions?
magnify glass
imp
Related questions

Who was the first black NFL coach?

Fritz Pollard.


Who was first black coach in NFL?

Fritz Pollard.


Who was the first black head coach for the NFL what year?

That was Fritz Pollard who was head coach of the Akron Pros in 1921. As far as 'modern day' NFL goes, that would be Art Shell who became head coach of the Los Angeles Raiders in the 1989 season.


Who was the first qutarback?

Fritz Pollard was the first African American quarterback in the NFL. He was also the first African American coach in the NFL.


Who was the first African American coach in the nfl?

The first head coach in the was Art Shell, but the first coach was Fritz Pollard.


Who was the first black head coach in the NFL?

There are several possible answers: College: There were black coaches as soon as the historically black colleges and universities started playing football. Clarence Matthews was the coach of Tuskegee University in 1893, he may have been the first. NFL: In the early days of the NFL, the job of coach was usually filled by a player on the team. And there were a handful of black NFL players between 1919 and 1933. Hall of Famer Fritz Pollard was a co-coach on the 1919 Akron Pros, and then coached the 1925 Hammond Pros. FBS College: The first black coach of a Division I-A school (now called FBS) was Willie Jeffries, who was named the head coach at Wichita State in 1979. Wichita State eliminated their football team in 1986. NFL Modern: The first modern black NFL coach was Art Shell, who was promoted to head coach of the Los Angeles Raiders on October 4, 1989.


Picture of the first black football player in the nfl?

Fritz Pollard


First black nfl player?

Fritz Pollard and Bobby Marshall --> 1920


Was art shell the first black NFL head coach?

In the modern era, yes.Fritz Pollard was a player/coach of the 1921 Akron Pros and would be considered the first African American head coach in NFL history.


Who was bobby marshall?

Bobby Marshall, along with Fritz Pollard, were the first two African Americans to play in the NFL in 1920. Pollard played for the Akron Pros and Marshall played for the Rock Island Independants


The first African American to play in the nfl?

Fritz Pollard for the 1920 Akron Pros and Bobby Marshall for the 1920 Rock Island Independents.


Who was the first colored high school football player?

Fritz Pollard and Bobby Marshall were the first colored players in what now is the NFL in 1920.