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Marlin Briscoe! NFL's First Black Starting Quarter Back

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Fellas, Football Historians..Join host, R. Lee on the Gist of Freedom Sunday, Mother's Day and Football Great, Mr. Marlin Briscoe!

Mr. Briscoe the first black starting quarterback in the NFL. As a rookie quarterback with the Broncos, Mr. Briscoe set a record by throwing 14 touchdown passes in 11 games. He played on the only undefeated team in NFL history & won two Superbowl rings 1973-74 w/ the Dolphins.

Topics discussed~ The 60's racial riots spillage into the locker room. Players not allowed to assemble, a player cut for wearing a afro, an afro pick and reading Malcom X's book.