Bernie Custis: Football Pioneer,  was told by NFL Cleveland Browns he could not play NFL pro-football because of his skin colour.  He played for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League, the first pro-football black. Later he became an Ontario teacher and principal.

Bernie Custis: Football Pioneer, was told by NFL Cleveland Browns he could not play NFL pro-football because of his skin colour. He played for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League, the first pro-football black. Later he became an Ontario teacher and principal.

Y.A. Tittle OLD SCHOOL (c.1962) Poster Print - New York Giants Black-and-White Vintage NFL Football

Y.A. Tittle OLD SCHOOL (c.1962) Poster Print - New York Giants Black-and-White Vintage NFL Football

Don Meredith of the Dallas Cowboys by Merv Corning | #Dallas #Cowboys #DallasCowboys #NFL #NFC #FightToTheFinish #AmericasTeam #HallOfFame

Don Meredith of the Dallas Cowboys by Merv Corning | #Dallas #Cowboys #DallasCowboys #NFL #NFC #FightToTheFinish #AmericasTeam #HallOfFame

Robert Riger ”Mud Head” Forrest Gregg, Green Bay tackle, in victory roar, Kezar Stadium, San Francisco 1960 (#54)

Robert Riger ”Mud Head” Forrest Gregg, Green Bay tackle, in victory roar, Kezar Stadium, San Francisco 1960 (#54)

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