It’s National African American Coach day and Black History Month (BHM), let’s learn about all the Black Coaches in the NFL! From Fritz Pollard to Mike Tomlin.
learn all about them right here.
Since the inception of the National Football League, there have been over 500 head coaches over that time. However, only 24 of those coaches were black.
Although the League tweaked the Rooney Rule to expand diversity, at the time of this writing, there is currently only one Black head coach of an NFL team.
The NFL has a long way to go to be more inclusive and diverse, however, let us shine a light on those great few that trailblazed their way on the field! Check out the FULL list below!