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Classic Super Bowl Drip: Tony Dungy And Lovie Smith Fracture Coaching Color Barrier

After a 41-year wait for a Black coach to reach the Super Bowl, suddenly we had two matches up against one another in the...

Lovie Smith Is Hired As Head Football Coach At Illinois


Lovie Smith is making history again.  

In 2007, he became the first black head coach to lead his team to the Super Bowl when he took the Chicago Bears to the promised land just four hours before Tony Dungy accomplished the same feat with

Lovie Smith Fired By The Tampa Bay Buccaneers


In his first year as the head coach of the Tampa Bay Bucs in 2014 Lovie Smith's squad won only two games. This year, they finished 6-10. The slight improvement, and the promise of a bright future with talented young quarterback Jameis Winston was n

Lovie Smith Named New Buccaneers Head Coach


Just as was predicted by any analyst worth his weight in salt following the firing of head coach Greg Schiano, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have hired former Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith as their next

Lovie Smith May Draw Interest From Texans, Bucs, Vikings And Lions


Lovie Smith has spent the 2013 NFL season much differently than he has any in the last three decades. For the first time in 33 years, he's not a coach at the college football or NFL level.

Although he was wasn't hired to fill a

It Takes Two And Lovie And Jameis Are Making Things Go Right


In the NFL, numbers often do not tell the entire story. For instance, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers currently sit in last place in the NFC South. However, things in Tampa appear to be on the up and up.

One of the underlying storylines in the

NFL Carousel Gets Going Quickly


That was quick. Just one day after the Bears missed the playoffs for the second straight season, Lovie Smith was given the axe in Chicago, despi

Tony Dungy Writes Open Letter To NFL Owners About Egregious Lack of Minority Hiring

As the debates rage on concerning the NFL's lack of minority head coaches, Tony Dungy, the first Black Head Coach to win a Super...

CFB’s Black Coaching Fraternity Shifts Culture, Influences Coaching Pipeline…Every Game Is A Win

Entering the 2020 season, former NFL head coaches Lovie Smith and Herm Edwards, both disciples of Tony Dungy’s impactful coaching tree, were two of...

Pittsburgh Steelers HC Mike Tomlin Is Elite: It’s Been Proven

When people are seeing something remarkable for the first time, something they aren't familiar with, they have a tendency to discredit it. And miss...