Black Quarterbacks Make Historic Showing IN NFL Draft

May 1999
Jet;05/03/99, Vol. 95 Issue 22, p52
Reports that three black college quarterbacks, Donovan McNabb, Akili Smith, and Daunte Culpepper, were selected in the first round of the 1999 National Football League (NFL) draft.


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