Art Shell

Art Shell

Name Art Shell
Profession Football Player
Date of Birth 1946-11-26
Place of Birth Charleston, SC
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Birth Sign Sagittarius

About Art Shell

Hall of Fame NFL tackle who spent his entire career with the Oakland and Los Angeles Raiders. He became the first African-American head coach in the modern NFL after being hired to coach the Los Angeles Raiders in 1989.

Early Life of Art Shell

He was a standout tackle for Maryland Eastern Shore.

Trivia

After coaching the Raiders for six years, he served as a senior vice president in charge of football operations for the NFL.

Family Life

Had sons Arthur III and Christopher, with his wife Janice.

Associated With

Elected to the Bay Area Hall of Fame along with fellow football star John Madden.

Donnie Shell

Donnie Shell

Name Donnie Shell
Profession Football Player
Date of Birth 1952-08-26
Place of Birth South Carolina
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Birth Sign Virgo

About Donnie Shell

Former NFL safety who was a four-time Super Bowl Champion with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Early Life of Donnie Shell

Despite earning All-American honors at South Carolina State University, he was not selected in the 1974 NFL draft.

Trivia

He ended his NFL career playing the second most games in Steelers franchise history.

Family Life

He married Paulette Richardson Shell, the couple has three children: April, Dawn and Donnie.

Associated With

He was teammates with linebacker Harry Carson at South Carolina State University.