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6 littleknown facts about the first black QB to ever win the Super

6 littleknown facts about the first black QB to ever win the Super

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6 little-known facts about the first black QB to ever win the Super Bowl.

6. Williams was the first black quarterback to start in a Super Bowl.

Long before facing Eagles replacement QB Nick Foles, Tom Brady won his first championship as an injury replacement for Drew Bledsoe. (AP)

It's no secret that historically Black colleges and universities have produced talent that has gone on to the next level despite the fact that most recruits ...

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A first quarter slip almost took him out of the game.

He was the first black quarterback to be drafted in the first round.


A Super Bowl reporter did not ask Redskins QB Doug Williams how long he'd been a black quarterback.

Russell Wilson's Seahawks won Super Bowl XLVIII. (Kathy Willens/Associated Press)

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... ability of black quarterbacks, thanks to Doug Williams, it's now a lot easier for players like Newton to shrug them off and redirect them to the game.

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While plenty more black quarterbacks would follow the path Williams blazed, fans would wait another quarter-century to see a second black QB reach Super ...

On Sunday, the Seattle Seahawks walked all over the Denver Broncos, 43-8, to win Super Bowl XLVIII. Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson passed for 206 yards ...

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He had an emergency root canal the day before the Super Bowl.

... Star Tribune Eagles wide receiver Alshon Jeffery (17) celebrated after his first-quarter touchdown catch, a 34-yard strike from quarterback Nick Foles, ...

Doug Williams helped lead Washington to a Super Bowl XXII victory over the Broncos in 1988

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His college quarterback experience came in handy in 1971, when he was used there for a couple weeks in October as a stopgap between when the injured starter ...

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I wrote the original Super Bag in Dallas in 2011, heroically reporting from an overwhelmed city that had been annihilated by five whole inches of snow.

Denver quarterback Marlin Briscoe is unaware that a battle is occurring behind him in the first


Super Bowl I (Packers 35, Chiefs 10): Green Bay Packers wide receiver


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Redskins guard Raleigh McKenzie covering an opponent on the Broncos during Super Bowl XXII.

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1977 — James Harris, Chargers

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1987 — Vince Evans, Raiders

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Andre Ware isn't just an analyst, he's the first black quarterback to win the Heisman

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All Jimmy Garoppolo does is win. What makes the 49ers QB so damn good?

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“It's just a little swagger I like to add to it. Sometimes you gotta play with some swagger. A little juice,” Hurts said in the first interview of his ...

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Quarterback Derek Carr and the Oakland Raiders will be No. 1 when the 2017 season is over, columnist Vincent Bonsignore says. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)


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Excerpted from Deadspin's Big Book of Black Quarterbacks. This entry is written by Kyle Wagner.

Quarterback Tony Banks #12 of the St. Louis Rams sets to throw a pass during the Rams 35-17 loss to the Oakland Raiders at UMAX Stadium in Oakland, ...

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