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Marlin Briscoe, first Black starting QB in AFL, dies at age 76

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Briscoe, 76, died of pneumonia at a hospital in Norwalk, California. He had been hospitalized with circulation issues in his legs. Briscoe was a star quarterback at Omaha University before the Denver Broncos drafted him as a cornerback in the 14th round in 1968. He was runner-up for AFL rookie of the year after passing for 1,589 yards.
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Marlin Briscoe, 1st Black starting QB in AFL, dies at 76

Marlin Briscoe, who became the first Black starting quarterback in the American Football League more than 50 years ago, died Monday. He was 76.

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Marlin Briscoe, 1st Black starting QB in AFL, dies at 76

(AP) – Marlin Briscoe, who became the first Black starting quarterback in the American Football League more than 50 years ago, died Monday. His daughter, Angela Marriott, told The Associated Press that Briscoe, 76, died of pneumonia at a hospital in Norwalk, California. He had been hospitalized with circulation issues in his legs.DEC 14 1968, DEC 15 1968 Denver Broncos (Action) Denver quarterback Marlin Briscoe is unaware that a battle is occurr…

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Marlin Briscoe, 1st Black starting QB in AFL, dies at 76

Marlin Briscoe, the first Black starting quarterback in the American Football League, died Monday

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Marlin Briscoe, 1st Black starting QB in AFL, dies at 76

Marlin Briscoe, who became the first Black starting quarterback in the American Football League more than 50 years ago, died Monday. His daughter, Angela Marriott, told The Associated Press that Briscoe, 76, died of pneumonia at a hospital in Norwalk, California.

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Marlin Briscoe, 1st Black starting QB in AFL, dies at 76

Marlin Briscoe, the first Black starting quarterback in the American Football League, died Monday

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Marlin Briscoe, First Black Starting QB in the AFL, Dies at 76

Marlin was the first American professional football starting Black quarterback after being chosen by the AFL's Denver Broncos in 1968.

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