Donovan McNabb: Black Quarterbacks Always Face Doubt

Donovan McNabb hopes other Black quarterbacks don’t switch positions when they’re encouraged to do so because of their athletici
-A +A
0

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Donovan McNabb hopes other Black quarterbacks don’t switch positions when they’re encouraged to do so because of their athleticism.

Staying at quarterback worked out well for McNabb. He made six Pro Bowls after being drafted No. 2 overall by the Philadelphia Eagles in 1999 and led the team to five NFC championship games in 11 seasons.

His career may have turned out different if he didn’t go to Syracuse, however.

“When I was getting recruited out of high school, for a lot of the scouts that would come in and watch the film and they’ll get a chance to sit in front of you and evaluate you a little bit as you’re talking to them, there was questions,” McNabb said on the AP Pro Football Podcast. ”‘Have you ever thought about playing wide receiver? Have you ever thought about playing running back?

Read rest of story here.

Also Check Out...

Kawauna Gill and Tamara Coleman are set to open Kanary Bar
First Black Woman-Owned Bar To
British institution to return one of the Benin bronzes to Nigeria
UK: Cambridge College To Return
Kyrie Irving has become the center of the NBA universe as his refusal to get a COVID-19 vaccine
Kyrie Irving’s Vaccination Stance
NALAF Endorses Candidates In New York, Massachusetts, And Ohio
NALAF Endorses Candidates In New
Senate will hold a procedural vote next week on voting legislation, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has announced.
Senate Will Vote On “Freedom To
Black farmers is seeking to jump into the Texas federal court battle that has stalled a $5 billion debt relief program
Black Farmer Group Petitions To