Ozzie Newsome Jr.

Former professional football player Ozzie Newsome Jr. (1956- ) speaks to a crowd in Daphne, Baldwin County, after being honored with the Eagle Award by the U.S. Sports Academy in June 2003. A noted player for the University of Alabama football team, he was the first African American general manager and executive vice president of a National Football League team.

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