The NFL and the Black College Football Hall of Fame will join forces to again host the Quarterback Coaching Summit.

The third annual event will take place virtually, on June 22 and 23.

“The Quarterback Summit brings together the brightest, most innovative and successful offensive minds from around the country,” NFL executive VP for football operations Troy Vincent said. “From professional development to networking to coaching best practices, this summit should leave no doubt about the promising pipeline of championship play callers within the sport of football.”

The executives involved will be Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney II and Buffalo Bills owner Kim Pegula.

“We are excited to continue this partnership with the National Football League as qualified coaches and executives come together to advance their careers,” said Doug Williams, co-founder of the Black College Football Hall of Fame (BCFHOF).

Sessions will focus on building a coaching staff, QB position fundamentals, “and other best practices for career advancement.” Members of the NFL’s Workplace Diversity Committee will also take part in the event.

This year’s event is especially timely as the NFL has taken some action to address the league’s paltry record of hiring minorities to positions of power within organizations. Heading into the 2020 season, of the 64 head coaches and offensive coordinators within the NFL, only five are black.

A list of coaches and presenters invited to attend include:

Name Affiliation
Eric Bieniemy Kansas City Chiefs
Marcus Brady Indianapolis Colts
Morocco Brown Indianapolis Colts
Jim Caldwell Former NFL Head Coach
Dave Canales Seattle Seahawks
Ronald Curry New Orleans Saints
Dick Daniels BCFHOF
Joshua Dean Lincoln University
George Edwards Dallas Cowboys
Tony Elliott Clemson University
Broderick Fobbs Grambling State University
Erik Frazier Montana State
Leslie Frazier Buffalo Bills
Josh Gattis University of Michigan
Billy Gonzales University of Florida
Harold Goodwin Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Pep Hamilton Los Angeles Chargers
James “Shack” Harris BCFHOF
Champ Kelly Chicago Bears
Shaun King IMG Academy
Byron Leftwich Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Michael Locksley University of Maryland
Anthony Lynn Los Angeles Chargers
Martin Mayhew San Francisco 49ers
Woody McCorvey Clemson University
Garrick McGee Former Head Coach
Reggie McKenzie Miami Dolphins
Raheem Morris Atlanta Falcons
Jimmy Raye Jr. NFL Consultant
Jimmy Raye III Detroit Lions
Jerry Reese Former NFL General Manager
Robert Saleh San Francisco 49ers
Willie Simmons Florida A&M University
Marques Tuiasosopo University of California
Trumaine Watson Virginia State University
Doug Williams Washington Redskins

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