Miss America 1971 Phyllis George becomes first lady of the NFL locker room






After winning the 1971 Miss America Pageant, Phyllis George made history as the first female television football sportscaster in America when she was hired to co-host “The NFL Today”, covering live pre-game shows for the NFL.

Miss America 1971 Phyllis George NFL

When former Miss America Phyllis George became “TV’s first lady of the NFL locker room”, she made the cover of People magazine (People magazine).

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