Lloyd Vance – Editor of Taking It to the House , NFL Writer, Researcher, and Historian
In addition to his work for “Taking it to the House”. Some of Lloyd’s other sports journalism highlights include:
•Serving as a selection committee member and lead researcher for the Black College Football Hall of Fame established in Atlanta,GA in 2010 by former NFL greats James “Shack” Harris and Doug Williams. Fellow members of the Selection Committee include Gil Brandt, Ernie Acorsi, and other distinguished members of the media.
•Appearing as a featured on-camera speaker in the NFL Network’s Top Ten Series including discussing Top 10 Rookie Performances, Top 10 NFL Myths, and other topics.
•Featured researcher and Associate Producer for the NFL Films “NFL Presents“ Documentary on the Return of football to Lincoln University (PA) after almost 50 years. The show aired in November of 2008.
•Key researcher and contributor to the ESPN Book, “Third and a Mile” by William C. Rhoden (Book was released in February of 2007).
•Featured on-camera speaker (Historian) and researcher for the ESPN Documentary “Third and a Mile” on the History of African American Quarterbacks.
•Key researcher and contributor to the NFL Network’s Documentary “The History of the Black Quarterback in the NFL”.
• Former Host of “Lloyd Vance’s Insider Football” on 1520 AM – WCHE (West Chester,PA)
•Former Contributing Writer to GCobb.com, the website of former Eagles LB Garry Cobb and the definitive site for everything about the Philadelphia Eagles
•Former featured “NFL Insider” guest on various other television, web, and radio outlets .
•Former contributor to BIGPLAY Football (magazine, blog, and podcast), BASN (website and radio) and the Great Blue North Draft Report (Magazine and Website).
•2007, 2008 Pro Football Writers of America (PFWA) award winner for outstanding reporting in the Enterprise Category
•2005 Pro Football Researchers Association (PFRA) award winner for outstanding writing for featured piece, “The Complete History of the African American Quarterback in the NFL”
Credentials and Memberships
•Accredited Member of NFL Media
•Accredited Member of Philadelphia Eagles Media
•Member of the Pro Football Writers of America (PFWA), Pro Football Researchers Association (PFRA), and The Maxwell Football Club