answersLogoWhite
Ask
College Football
American Football History
African-American History

Who was the first black person to play football?

383940
Answer

Top Answer
User Avatar
Wiki User
2015-07-17 17:49:49
2015-07-17 17:49:49

Charles Follis, who played with the Shelby Athletic Club between 1902-1906, is believed to be the first African American to be paid for playing football.

1
0

Related Questions

User Avatar

The first people to play football were the English!

User Avatar

That is one screwed up question, do you mean 'Who was the first black person to play football?' Well, I'd say it was Jim Brown who played for the Bears and Browns.

User Avatar

The fist Black person to play basket ball was jace martnio The first Black women to play basketball was senda berenson

User Avatar

Females can't play football in the NFL. Actually females CAN play football.. some females can play football better than boys!

User Avatar

Halfbacks George Talaiferro and Buddy Young and end Melvin Embree in the 1953 season.


Copyright © 2020 Multiply Media, LLC. All Rights Reserved. The material on this site can not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with prior written permission of Multiply.