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Subject: What about George Taliaferro, who died a few weeks ago? He was lauded as NFL'S First! ...

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Date Posted: Thursday, November 08, 01:46:09pm
In reply to: Russ 's message, "According to this story, he was the first" on Thursday, November 08, 12:21:54pm

Taliaferro, 91, was the first African-American player drafted by
an NFL team, a 13th round selection by the Chicago Bears in 1949. ...

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The first drafted, but not the first to play (NT)which I determined through the arduous process of actually reading the posted obits.Thursday, November 08, 06:13:25pm

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