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Number 44 Ernie Davis, the first African American to win the Heisman Trophy.

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In 1961 Ernie Davis became the first African-Anerican to win the Heisman. He was drafted by the Redskins who then traded him to the Browns. But before the season began he was diagnosed with leukemia and died without ever playing a down in the NFL. http://ift.tt/2ce78nc Submitted September 10 2016 at 12:14AM by Romobyl via reddit http://ift.tt/2ce7D0J

from eBay

1961 Nu-Cards Football Pack GAI Graded Mint 9 Ernie Davis RC NFL Collectible

1961 Nu-Cards Football Pack GAI Graded Mint 9 Ernie Davis RC NFL Collectible…

MARCH 5, 1962: Running back Ernie Davis #45 of the Cleveland Browns poses for an image after being the first player selected in the 1962 NFL Draft on March 5, 1962 in Berea Ohio

Former Phillipsburg High School football coach Bob Stem, second row, second from left, is shown with Heisman Trophy winner Ernie Davis, front row, third from left, in this magazine cover featuring the defending national champion Syracuse Orangemen on Aug. 26, 1960.

EATTLE - #63 FLEER Tradition 2002 Career similar to Alex Karras, Jason Taylor, Henry Jordan*, Deacon Jones*, Willie Davis*, Warren Sapp*, Buck Buchanan*, Dan Hampton*, Ernie Stautner*, Steve McMichael

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Rags, Minstrel Show Songs & Novelty Instrumentals of Rev. Gary Davis (Book/CD Set)

Rags, Minstrel Show Songs & Novelty Instrumentals of Rev. Gary Davis (Intermediate-Advanced)transcribed by Ernie Hawkins; Historical Notes by William L. Ell