The first black female football player of note was Yvonne Badleo who left Crystal Palace for AC Milan in 1982. Has anyone heard any news about her since that move?
There has yet to be a female NFL football player.
The first black football player in the SEC played for The University of Tennessee
he was the first black officer and the first black football player for the spurs
the first black tennis player was Althea Gibson.
The first African American football player at Brown was Edward Stewart who was a backup on the 1894 varsity squad.
The first black is Kevin Campbell, he was also the first black captain of Everton.
Charles Follis is believed to be the first black professional football player, having played for the Shelby Blues from 1902 to 1906. Follis, a two sport athlete, was paid for his work beginning in 1904.
There really is no first female individual who played professional soccer. However, the very first female league for soccer was the British Ladies Football Club.
Receiver Lester McClain in 1968.
Julius Whittier was the first African American to letter in football at the University of Texas. The year was 1970.