Day 5 - Super Bowl Quarterbacks

Doug Williams was born August 9, 1955. In 1988 he would become the first African American quarterback to start a Super Bowl, win a Super Bowl, and be named Super Bowl MVP.

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Williams and the Washington Redskins roasted NFL legend John Elway and the Denver Broncos to the tune of 42-10. Williams himself went 18 for 29 for 340 yards. He also threw four touchdowns on his way to being named Super Bowl XXII MVP.

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The next African American quarterback to win a Super Bowl wouldn't come until 2014 with Russell Wilson, who also roasted the Broncos 43-8.

 

 

 

And THAT is Junior's Black History Month Fact Of The Day!