Study: NFL has record number of minority assistants

Updated: September 26, 2007, 11:50 AM ET
Associated Press

ORLANDO, Fla. -- The NFL made history last season with two black head coaches in the Super Bowl. A new university report on diversity in sports said Wednesday the league also had a record number of minority assistant coaches.

NFL teams had 165 minority assistants in 2006 -- a 200 percent increase from 1991, the oldest data researcher Richard Lapchick had. Lapchick, head of the University of Central Florida's Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport, said there was a 4 percent ...

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