The Bow Tie Chronicles: ‘Rise of the Black Quarterback’ by Jason Reid

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes hands off the ball during NFL football training camp Monday, Aug. 1, 2022, in St. Joseph, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes hands off the ball during NFL football training camp Monday, Aug. 1, 2022, in St. Joseph, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

In the 341st episode of The Bow Tie Chronicles podcast, host D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution discusses with special guest Jason Reid his new book: “Rise of the Black Quarterback: What It Means for America.” Reid covers the importance of the evolution of the position from Fritz Pollard to Patrick Mahomes and Lamar Jackson. Also, he discusses the effect of former Falcons quarterback Michael Vick and Randall Cunningham.