GRAMBLING TIGERS +
PRO FOOTBALL
 

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NFL FIRSTS

  • 1st NFL Player from an HBCU | Paul "Tank" Younger

  • 1st to play in an NFL All-Star Game | Paul "Tank" Younger

  • 1st NFL Front Office Administrator | Paul "Tank" Younger

  • 1st Black Quarterback to start an NFL season | James "Shack" Harris

  • 1st Black Quarterback to start a Super Bowl | Doug Williams

  • 1st Black Quarterback Super Bowl MVP | Doug Williams 

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NFL + GRAMBLING

  • 4 Pro Football Hall of Famers | Buck Buchanan | Willie Brown | Willie Davis | Charlie Joiner

  • 200+ Players sent to the Pros: includes players on NFL rosters who played at least one snap + players who attended NFL camps and/or were on a team and did not play.

  • 99 of 116 Grambling draftees were coached by Robinson

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NFL NOTABLES

  • Offensive Rookie of the Year 1976 | Sammy White

  • 3x NFL Interceptions Leader | Everson Walls

  • NFL 100th Anniversary All-Time Team | Buch Buchanan | Willie Brown

  • Black College Football HOF Co-Founders | James "Shack" Harris | Doug Williams

  • NFL Front Office Personnel and Coaches

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COLLEGE-LEVEL IMPACT

  • 1st college coach to reach 400 wins across divisions

  • 3rd all-time all college football coaches

  • 4 College Football Hall of Famers | Buck Buchanan | Gary Johnson | Doug Williams | Paul "Tank" Younger

  • Black College Football HOF Co-Founders | James "Shack" Harris | Doug Williams