John Mitchell was one of the first two black players to join the Alabama football team. Mitchell played in 1971 and was co-captain in 1972.
John Mitchell played for Bear Bryant at the University of Alabama in 1971 and 1972. Mitchell and Wilbur Jackson were the first black players to play football at Alabama. Mitchell became co-captain of the 1972 team.
Boise State University.
No. I believe that the University of Texas and The University of Alabama have played seven football games. UT has won six and tied one.
Willie Shelby played varsity football at the University of Alabama from 1973-1975.
Joe Namath played football for University of Alabama, BUT, he did NOT graduate before entering the National Football League. 40 years later he finished his degree and finally did Graduate University of Alabama.
In the movie, he played football for the University of Alabama and Coach "Bear" Bryant.
The first black football player in the SEC played for The University of Tennessee
Alabama plays FOOTBALL