Marlin Briscoe for the Denver Broncos in 1968
The Cowboys' first quarterback was Eddie LeBaron.
In 1937 the first year in Washington there quarterback was Sammy Baugh!
Mike Pagel was the first quarterback of the Indianapolis Colts.
The Patriots first quarterback was Butch Songin.
Parnell Dickinson was not only the Buccaneers first quarterback, but their first black quarterback as well. He played during their inaugural 1976 year.
the first African American quarterback drafted was Fritz Pollard
Steve Spurrier was the Buccaneers first starting quarterback.
Randy Johnson was the very first Atlanta Falcons quarterback in 1966.
what quarterback in his first two seasons won a superbowl
The first quarterback to win the Heisman Trophy was Davey O'Brien in 1938.
In 1933, Tony Holm was the first quarterback for the Steelers.
willie thrower was the first back quarterback in football and he was a chicago bears
Walter Lewis was the first black starting quarterback in Alabama history. He was also the last quarterback to play for the legendary Coach Bear Bryant.
The first black starting quarterback in the SEC was Condredge Holloway of the University of Tennessee in 1972.
did the cowboys first game have a black quarterback in 1960
Tim Caffey was the first Black quarterback at Huffman High in Birmingham
The first Hispanic quarterback in the NFL was Tom Flores. He became a member of the Oakland Raiders in 1960.
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.
The first black quarterback to be a starter was Marlin Briscoe of the Denver Broncos in 1968. After a fantastic rookie season, he was not asked back to play quarterback. You can see the entire story on the bio page below
The Seattle Seahawks began playing in 1976. Their first quarterback was Jim Zorn.
Eldridge Dickey of the Oakland Raiders was the first African American quarterback in the NFL. He was a 1968 first-round draft pick.
This was in the year 1987 and Bobby Herbert was the starting quarterback.
Doug Williams is the first black quarterback to play in and win a Superbowl with the Washington Redskins.
The Dallas "Steers" never played a game. The Steers name was changed to the Dallas Rangers, and then to Cowboys before the team ever played a game. Therefore the First Steer quarterback was also the Cowboys first quarterback, Eddie Lebaron.