Walter Lewis was the first black starting quarterback in Alabama history. He was also the last quarterback to play for the legendary Coach Bear Bryant.
The first black quarterback who played for the Crimson Tide was Walter Lewis. He played for Alabama during the 1980, 1981, 1982, and 1983 football seasons.
Yes. The University has started four black quarterbacks throughout the school's history. These quarterbacks were Walter Lewis, Vince Sutton, Andrew Zow, and Danny Woodson.
The quarterback for the Alabama 2009 National Championship team was Greg McElroy.
Micheal Landrum, a Sweet Water High School graduate, became the first black quarterback to play at Alabama when he entered as a reserve against Vanderbilt on Sept. 29, 1979. The Crimson Tide won 66-3.
The last quarterback for Alabama was John Parker Wilson. The current quarterback for Alabama is Greg McElroy. Before them were many others in the 100+ years of Alabama football.
Super Bowl XXII : Doug Williams, Washington Redskins was the only black quarterback to ever win a super bowl in the '82-'83 season