NFL leads colleges in promoting minority coaches

Updated: January 20, 2007, 10:01 PM ET
By Pat Forde | ESPN.com

The shameful disparity in progressive thinking between the NFL and college football will be as plain as black and white on Sunday.

Half the coaches in the NFL's final four are African-Americans -- and if the favorites hold serve, the Super Bowl will be an all-black head coaching affair: Chicago's Lovie Smith versus Indianapolis' Tony Dungy. That would be one more barrier broken, one more cultural advancement, one more uncomfortable truth that can transition into past tense.

In college ...

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