How Integration Changed HBCU Sports

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  • Integration of College Sports
  • Basketball Stars from Black Colleges
  • HBCUs Former Talent Hub for Pro Football
  • Brown V. Brown Integrates Southern University Teams
  • Integration Led to More Competition
  • Financial Setbacks
  • Future of HBCU Sports
  • Integration and HBCU Sports
  • Black Athletes Are Half of NCAA D-I Basketball and Football
  • Formation of CIAA in 1912

HBCUs Former Talent Hub for Pro Football

HBCU football produced stars as well. Morgan State’s Willie Lanier was a former all-star and Super Bowl champion who played for the Kansas City Chiefs in the 1960s and '70s. Grambling State also produced the pro football Hall of Famer Willie Davis who won five championships with the Green Bay Packers. (Photo: Thos Robinson/Getty Images for Autism Speaks)

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