Black college football hits anniversary with no coaches in Div. I-A

100, BUT NOT CELEBRATING

September 05, 1992|By Don Markus and Jerry Bembry | Don Markus and Jerry Bembry,Staff Writers

Charles Harris knew the issue was going to be raised. When Larry Marmie's contract as Arizona State's football coach wasn't renewed after last season, it was Harris, the school's athletic director, who would hire his replacement.

The black head coaches in Division I-A football history:

Name .. .. .. .. .. School(s) .. .. .. .. .. .. .. Year(s)

Willie Jeffries .. . Wichita State .. .... .. .. .. 1979-83

Dennis Green .. .. . Northwestern .. .. ........ .. 1981-85

.. .. .. .. .. .. .. Stanford .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .1989-91

Cleve Bryant .. .. . Ohio University .. .. .. .. .. 1985-89

Wayne Nunnely .. ... UNLV .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. . 1986-89

Francis Peay .. .. . Northwestern .. .. .. .. .. .. 1986-91

Willie Brown .. .. . Long Beach St. .. .. .. .. .. ... 1991

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