Gautt was first African-American to play at OU

Updated: August 24, 2001, 1:17 PM ET
By Phillip Lee | Special to ESPN Classic

The list of achievements for Prentice Gautt is a long one.

He was the leading rusher in two of his three years at the University of Oklahoma; he played eight years in the National Football League and received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology at the University of Missouri. He is currently an associate commissioner with the Big 12.

While Gautt has plenty of accomplishments, what has given him the most notoriety is that he was the first African-American to play football ...

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