The Most Memorable Super Bowl Media Day Moments

How Long Has Doug Williams Been a Black Quarterback?

Date: 1/31/1988
Prior to Super Bowl: XXII

As the legend goes, one individual asked Doug Williams, "how long have you been a black quarterback?" but surprisingly, that isn't how it all went down. Apparently, the real story is that Butch John, a reporter for the Jackson Clarion-Ledger, was so fed up with constant black quarterback questions that he said, "it's obvious you've always been a black quarterback all your life. When did it start to matter?" Not as dumb of a question as you thought, huh?

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