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Harold 'Hal' Bradley, Jr.
Harold 'Hal' Bradley, Jr.
Harold 'Hal' Bradley, Jr.
Harold 'Hal' Bradley, Jr.
Harold 'Hal' Bradley, Jr.
Harold 'Hal' Bradley, Jr.
Harold 'Hal' Bradley, Jr.
Harold 'Hal' Bradley, Jr.

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Harold 'Hal' Bradley, Jr.      Illinois Wikipedia 

Harold 'Hal' Bradley, Jr. attended Englewood High School and lived in Chicago, Illinois. His father Harold "Hal" Bradley, Sr. also played football at Iowa in 1926, and the Bradley's were the first African-American father-son combination to play football for the University of Iowa.

He was one of five African-American players on Iowa's team in 1950. Bradley and his four African-American teammates, nicknamed the "Orange Bowl Five", became the first African-Americans to play at the historic Orange Bowl stadium, a contest won by Miami, 14-6.

He capped his Hawkeye football career by being named co-captain and Most Valuable Player after the 1950 season. After completing his degree in fine arts in 1951, he joined the U.S. Marine Corps, serving for three years. He played on his unit's football team (Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego Devil Dogs), where a pro scout from the Cleveland Browns spotted his talents, and he went on to a five-year pro football career, winning two NFL championships with the Browns in 1954 and 1955.

The Bradley family made history again by becoming the first African-American father-son combination to ever play in the NFL. His final season was with the Philadelphia Eagles, and he retired in 1958 at the age of 30. He is listed as Howard Bradley in letter winner list, and is also nicknamed "Brad" in some news articles.

After his playing career, he became an educator in Chicago, painter, and a legendary musical star and cultural icon in Italy. He starred in over 25 Italian films as an actor and opened an art and music studio in Rome.

He was born 10/13/1929 and is 91 years old.


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