Sylvester Croom, Jr. (born September 25, 1954) is an American football coach. He is currently the running backs coach for the NFL's Tennessee Titans. He was the head coach at Mississippi State University from 2004 to 2008, and the first African American head football coach in the Southeastern Conference. His father, Sylvester Croom, Sr., was himself an All-American football player at Alabama A&M, later the team chaplain at the University of Alabama, and has been recognized by that school as one of the state's 40 pioneers of civil rights. Since his time at Mississippi State, Croom, Jr. has served as running backs coach for three teams in the National Football League.

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  • Sylvester Croom, Jr. (born September 25, 1954) is an American football coach. He is currently the running backs coach for the NFL's Tennessee Titans. He was the head coach at Mississippi State University from 2004 to 2008, and the first African American head football coach in the Southeastern Conference. His father, Sylvester Croom, Sr., was himself an All-American football player at Alabama A&M, later the team chaplain at the University of Alabama, and has been recognized by that school as one of the state's 40 pioneers of civil rights. Since his time at Mississippi State, Croom, Jr. has served as running backs coach for three teams in the National Football League. (en)
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  • Croom at Tennessee Titans training camp in 2014.
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  • *Alabama *Alabama *Alabama *Alabama *Tampa Bay Buccaneers *Indianapolis Colts *San Diego Chargers *Detroit Lions *Green Bay Packers *Mississippi State *St. Louis Rams *Jacksonville Jaguars *Tennessee Titans
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  • Sylvester Croom, Jr. (born September 25, 1954) is an American football coach. He is currently the running backs coach for the NFL's Tennessee Titans. He was the head coach at Mississippi State University from 2004 to 2008, and the first African American head football coach in the Southeastern Conference. His father, Sylvester Croom, Sr., was himself an All-American football player at Alabama A&M, later the team chaplain at the University of Alabama, and has been recognized by that school as one of the state's 40 pioneers of civil rights. Since his time at Mississippi State, Croom, Jr. has served as running backs coach for three teams in the National Football League. (en)
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