Third and Long: The History of African Americans in Pro Football

Meet the Cast

Meet the inspiring individuals who shared their stories with us for the "Third and Long" project:

Walter Beach III
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Bobby Bell
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Jomills Braddock
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Emerson Boozer
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Jim Brown
Willie Brown
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Karin Washington Cohen
Willie Davis
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Joe Dellameilluire
Parnell Dickinson
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Tony Dungy
Harry Edwards
Harry Edwards
Henry Ford
Henry Ford
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Rochelle Ford
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Joe Gibbs
Craig Gilliam
LC Greenwood
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Rosey Grier
Ed Gruver
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James Harris
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Abner Haynes Sr.
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Ted Hendricks
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Winston Hill
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Paul Hornung
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Deacon Jones
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Brady Keys
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Willie Lanier Sr.
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Richard Lapchick
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Alan Levy
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Ray Lewis
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Leon Litwack
Jeffrey Lurie
Jeffrey Lurie
Janice Madden
Martin Mayhew
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Don McPherson
Cyrus Mehri
Bobby Mitchell
Bobby Mitchell
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Gwen Mitchell
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Ron Mix
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Lenny Moore
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Ozzie Newsome
John Ogden
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Brig Owens
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Maury Povich
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Brad Pye, Jr.
Ambassador Rooney
Ambassador Daniel Rooney
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Charlie Sanders
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John Schmitt
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Art Shell
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Thomas Smith
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Lynn Swann
Paul Tagliabue
Paul Taglaibue
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Lenore Triplett
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Wally Triplett
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Kirk Washington
Doug Williams
Doug Williams
Reggie Williams
Reggie Williams
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Tom Williams
Kellen Winslow
Kellen Winslow Sr.
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John Wooten