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George Taliaferro, an All-American athlete at Indiana University who would become the first African-American player drafted to the NFL, died this week at age 91.... [Read More]
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Allen intercepted a pass and honored George Taliaferro's memory        ... [Read More]
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As a young African-American growing up in Gary, Indiana, George Taliaferro dreamed of playing football for the Chicago Bears. He never got to do that.... [Read More]
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George Taliaferro, an All-American running back at Indiana University who was the first African-American drafted by a National Football League team, died Monday at a... [Read More]
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He played seven years of pro football and is a member of the College Football Hall of Fame. [Read More]
the Roosevelt High School and Indiana University standout who in 1949 became the first black player drafted in the NFL when George Halas and the... [Read More]
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Sixty-five years have passed, but Gino Marchetti remembers first meeting George Taliaferro, then a Colts running back. "I arrived late for a team banquet... [Read More]
George Taliaferro, the star running back for Indiana who in 1949 became the first black player drafted by an NFL team, has died at 91. [Read More]
George Taliaferro, the first black player to be drafted by the NFL, passed away in Bloomington, Indiana at the age of 91 on Oct. 8. [Read More]
George Taliaferro, the star Indiana running back who in 1949 became the first black player drafted in the NFL when George Halas and the Chicago... [Read More]
George Taliaferro, the star Indiana running back who in 1949 became the first black player drafted in the NFL when George Halas and the Chicago... [Read More]
Trail-blazing football player George Taliaferro died Monday at the age of 91. In 1949, he became the first black player to be drafted into the... [Read More]
George Taliaferro, a three-time Indiana football All-American and the first black player to be drafted into the NFL, died Monday at 91 in Mason, Ohio.... [Read More]
George Taliaferro, the star Indiana running back who in 1949 became the first Black player drafted in the NFL when George Halas and the Chicago... [Read More]
He was the leading rusher on Indiana's 1945 Big Ten championship team that went 9-0-1, the only undefeated team in school history. [Read More]
George Taliaferro, a three-time All-America running back at Indiana who became the first black player to be selected in an NFL draft, died Monday night... [Read More]
In the 2018 NFL draft, 19 of the 32 players selected in the first round were black and four were taken in the top 10. [Read More]
George Taliaferro, the star Indiana running back who in 1949 became the first black player drafted in the NFL when George Halas and the Chicago... [Read More]
Taliaferro, the first African-American ever drafted by an NFL team and a lifetime advocate for education, diversity and community issues, died Monday.        ... [Read More]
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