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He attended Mississippi, but was unable to play due to a medical condition.

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Who were the first two African Americans to play in the NBA?

Earl Lloyd and Chuck Cooper.

Did Abraham Lincoln play Football?

No he played cricket

What did Chuck Cooper die from?

he died from liver cancer. it was very sad. he was a great man who inspired many black people to play NBA basketball.

Who was the first African American basketball player?

1950 was a year of awakening for the NBA. In 1950, four black men played in the NBA: Earl Lloyd, Chuck Cooper, HanK DeZonie and Nat "Sweetwater" Clifton. They were the first African-Americans to play in the NBA.On October 31, 1950, Earl Lloyd, a member of the Washington Capitols, became the first African-American to play in an NBA game when he entered a game against the Rochester Royals.Chuck Cooper was the first African-American to be drafted out of college by an NBA team, the Boston Celtics. Chuck played 66 games in his first season with the Celtics. He averaged 9.5 points and 8.5 rebounds. He would have been the first African-American to play in the NBA, but Earl Lloyd played one day before him because of the schedules.The first Aftrican-American player to sign an NBA contract was Nat "Sweetwater" Clifton, when his Harlem Globetrotter contract was purchased by the New York Knicks. Earlier, Harold Hunter out of North Carolina College had signed a contract, but he was cut during pre-season and never played in the NBA.Other early black NBA players were Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlain, Oscar Robertson, and Elgin Baylor.O.J. Simpson

What percent of Americans play football?

No one really knows exact numbers on the percentage of Americans that have played the sport. Between 40-45 percent of American teens play youth baseball though.

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Why doesn't Cooper Manning play football?

Cooper Manning used to play football, but spinal stenosis kept him from a professional career.

Is Cooper Manning Eli Manning?

No! Just google "Cooper Manning" for more info on the older brother. Archie manning, the Mannings father, played football NO. Cooper Manning is the older brother of Peyton and Eli Manning. BUT COOPER DID PLAY FOOTBALL. He was diagnosed with spinal stenosis in his freshman year of collage as ole miss and was unable to play football again.

Were did ely manning play college football?

Eli Manning played college football at the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss).

What college did Eli Manning play football for?

Ole Miss

What college did Peyton Manning play for?

Payton Manning played collegiate football at the University of Tennessee.

Where did Peyton Manning's dad play college football?

University of Tennessee.

What college football TEAM did peyton play for?

Peyton Manning played for the Tennessee Volunteers.

Is there another Manning brother named Copper Manning?

No. There are three Manning brothers ... Eli is the youngest, Peyton is in the middle, and Cooper is the oldest. Cooper was a football player in high school until an injury ended his ability to play. He is now a businessman.

Did cooper manning ever play in the National Football league?

No. While at Ole Miss, Cooper Manning was diagnosed with a congenital condition called spinal stenosis, the narrowing of the spinal canal. He was lucky he didn't get paralyzed all those years on the field. He has joked that he spent his career, "one hit away from a wheelchair." In high school, Peyton Manning was able to start at QB (#14) as a sophomore before Cooper, a WR (#18,) graduated. After Cooper's diagnosis and subsequent departure from football, Peyton changed his number to 18 in honor of his brother.

When did Peyton Manning play football?

Peyton Manning started playing football when he was in High School.

What did Archie Manning play in football?


Did Peyton Manning play football?