Category: NFL

CLOSE Collette V. Smith was the first woman to coach for the NY Jets and NFL’s first female African American coach.Tania Savayan, tsavayan@lohud.com When Collette V. Smith was 18, she had just moved from New York City to Alabama to attend Tuskegee University. Her mother’s family lived in nearby Georgia and she would often visit on weekends for home-cooked…