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Birthday
26, 1946
Birthplace
Charleston, SC
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
26, 1946 (age 71)
Birthplace
Charleston, SC

About

Hall of Fame NFL tackle who spent his entire career with the Oakland and Los Angeles Raiders. He became the first African-American head coach in the modern NFL after being hired to coach the Los Angeles Raiders in 1989.

Before Fame

He was a standout tackle for Maryland Eastern Shore.

Trivia

After coaching the Raiders for six years, he served as a senior vice president in charge of football operations for the NFL.

Family Life

Had sons Arthur III and Christopher, with his wife Janice.

Associated With

Elected to the Bay Area Hall of Fame along with fellow football star John Madden.