'Football Pioneers' show honors Black History Month
BTN will air a 30-minute special Black History Month presentation called “Football Pioneers” at 9:30 p.m. ET Friday Hosted by Howard Griffith, the show features interviews with former Northwestern head coach Dennis Green,who was just the second African-American head coach in Division I history. We also talk with Sidney Williams, a former Wisconsin quarterback who was Big Ten’s first African-American starting quarterback, and current Purdue head coach Darrell Hazell.
Check our online TV schedule for future re-airing of this show, too. And remember that you can also watch if via BTN2Go.
Be sure to visit the Big Ten Conference’s special Black History Month section for more stories and pictures, including these stories below.
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