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That was the Akron Pros (Fritz Pollard) and the Rock Island Independants (Bobby Marshall) in the 1920 season, the first season of the League.

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Charles Follis was believed to be the first black player in the NFL from 1902 to 1906. Between 1920 and 1926, there were only nine black people that played in the NFL, making Fritz Pollard and Bobby Marshall the first black players in the NFL in 1920.

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