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.
Tony Dungy Super Bowl XLI with the Colts and Mike Tomlin Super Bowl XLIII with the Steelers
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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 head coach to win a Super Bowl was Tony Dungy of the Indianapolis Colts who won Super Bowl XLI in 2007.
The coaches of the division champions that did not go to the Super Bowl are selected for the Pro Bowl.
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.