On February 4, 2007, Super Bowl XLI (41) was the first where both head coaches were black. Tony Dungy was the head coach of the Indianapolis Colts, and Lovie Smith was the head coach of the Chicago Bears.
The Colts won the game 29-17 to make Tony Dungy the first black head coach to win an NFL Super Bowl.
Two head coaches that were in the Super Bowl were Lovie Smith (Bears), and Tony Dungy (Colts).
Colts Head coach.....Tony Dungy
Bears Head coach.....Lovie Smith
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Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears. The first Super Bowl to have a team head coached by an African-American was Super Bowl XLI between the Bears and Indianapolis Colts. Ironically, both head coaches were African-American (Tony Dungy was the head coach of the Colts) but Smith was first as the Bears defeated the Saints in the NFC Championship game played several hours before the Colts defeated the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship game.
Five Denver Broncos head coaches have taken the team to the Super Bowl. Here are the coaches and the results (victories in bold):Super Bowl XII (Red Miller) -- Dallas Cowboys 27, Denver 10.Super Bowl XXI (Dan Reeves) -- New York Giants 39, Denver 20.Super Bowl XXII (Dan Reeves) -- Washington Redskins 42, Denver 10.Super Bowl XXIV (Dan Reeves) -- San Francisco 49ers 55, Denver 10.Super Bowl XXXII (Mike Shanahan) -- Denver 31, Green Bay Packers 21.Super Bowl XXXIII (Mike Shanahan) -- Denver 34, Atlanta Falcons 19.Super Bowl XLVIII (John Fox) -- Seattle Seahawks 43, Denver 8.Super Bowl 50 (Gary Kubiak) -- Denver 24, Carolina Panthers 10.
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Tony Dungy Super Bowl XLI with the Colts and Mike Tomlin Super Bowl XLIII with the Steelers
The only African-American head coaches to lose in Super Bowl competition were Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears (Super Bowl XLI), Jim Caldwell of the Indianapolis Colts (Super Bowl XLIV) and Mike Tomlin (Super Bowl XLV). Smith's Bears lost to the Colts team coached by Tony Dungy, the first African-American head coach to win a Super Bowl. Tomlin's first Super Bowl appearance as a head coach was a victorious one. His Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Arizona Cardinals, 27-23.
Only 1 and that was tony dungy with the colts in 2006
Tony Dungy and Mike Tomlin
Tony Dungy (Indianapolis) and Lovie Smith (Chicago)
As head coach, two. Tony Dungy with the Indianapolis Colts and Mike Tomlin with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Lovie Smith's Bears lost to Dungy's Colts in Super Bowl XLI, the first time 2 African-American head coaches faced off in the Super Bowl, and Jim Caldwell's Colts lost to the Saints in Super Bowl XLIV.
Tony Dungy and Lovie Smith. Dungy won.
Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears and Tony Dungy of the Indianapolis Colts.
The first African American to win Super Bowl MVP honors was Franco Harris in Super Bowl IX.
Tony Dungy in 2007 and Mike Tomlin in 2009.