Micheal Landrum, a Sweet Water High School graduate, became the first black quarterback to play at Alabama when he entered as a reserve against Vanderbilt on Sept. 29, 1979. The Crimson Tide won 66-3.
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.
Yes, there have been several. The first black quarterback at Alabama was Michael Landrum in 1979.
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.
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