A trail blazer and Super Bowl winner, Tony Dungy now is a Hall of Famer.
The first black coach to win an NFL championship and a mentor to dozens of players and fellow coaches, Dungy was inducted Saturday night into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
And instead of concentrating on his role as a pioneer, he paid homage to those before him in a poignant and sometimes enthralling speech.
“Many of them never got the chance to move up the coaching ladder like I did, but they were so important to the progress in this league,” Dungy said of the 10 African-American coaches in the NFL when he broke in as a player in 1977. “They were role models and mentors for me...