Doug Williams was first to start and win the Super Bowl
Joe Gilliam as a backup for the Steelers. The first black QB to start and win a Super Bowl was Doug Williams.
Doug Williams was the first to start and win.
Willie Thrower first to play. Marlin Briscoe the first to start.
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.
Marlin Briscoe for the Denver Broncos in 1968
Don Gaffney -- October 3, 1973. He lead UF to a win AT Auburn. Not only was he the first black QB to start a game at UF, but he was the first to start in the SEC! A Great Gator!
Tom Brady of the New England Patriots in 2001, 2003, 2004, 2007, and 2012
Frederick "Fritz" Pollard is generally credited as the first black quarterback in professional football. He is also the first black football player to play in the Rose Bowl (1918). In 1923, playing for Hammond in the American Professional Football Association (The APFA was the forefather of the NFL) he called plays and took direct snaps from the center, although forward passes were rare in those early days of professional football. In 1953, Willie Thrower became the first black quarterback in the NFL's modern era. He was a backup QB for the Chicago Bears. Also in 1953, George Taliaferro became the first black quarterback to start a game in the NFL when he did this twice for the Baltimore Colts. The Colts were running a wing T and the ball would be snapped to Taliaferro and he would decide to run, pitch, or pass. The first black quarterback to start a playoff game and also appear in a Pro Bowl was the Rams' James Harris during the mid 1970s. The first black quarterback to win the Super Bowl was the Washington Redskins' Doug Williams.
John Elway at 38 years of age.
Yes as of 2008
No rookie quarterback has ever started in a Super Bowl game.
Craig Morton of the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XII against the Dallas Cowboys. Morton started Super Bowl V for the Cowboys against the Baltimore Colts.
Ricky Wesson.Wesson was the first African American to start at QB for SMU on October 27, 1973 against Texas Tech.
John Elway has 2 Super Bowl Rings. He is the only quarterback to start in 5 Super Bowls.
Terry Bradshaw was the starting and winning quarterback in four Super Bowls (IX, X, XIII and XIV).
Craig Morton. Morton started Super Bowl V for the Dallas Cowboys who lost to the Baltimore Colts and Super Bowl XII for the Denver Broncos who lost to the Dallas Cowboys.
The Cowboys quarterback started three Super Bowls in four seasons (Super Bowls XXVII, XXXVIII and XXX) and won all three.
Doug Williams led the Washington Redskins to a 42-10 victory over the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XXII. He was also named the game's Most Valuable Player.