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Name  Milton Romney
College:  Utah, Chicago
Role  American football player
Games played:  73
Died  November 1975
Games started:  41

Date of birth:  (1899-06-20)June 20, 1899
Date of death:  November 1975 (aged 76)
Education  University of Utah, University of Chicago
Positions  Fullback, Halfback, Quarterback
Similar People  Mitt Romney, J Willard Marriott, George W Romney, Lenore Romney

Place of birth:  Salt Lake City, Utah

Milton Addas "Mitt" Romney (June 20, 1899 – November 1975) was a professional American football player who played in the offensive backfield for the Racine Legion from 1923 to 1924 and was a quarterback for the Chicago Bears from 1925 to 1928. Romney played quarterback for the University of Chicago in the early 1920s when it had a winning varsity team, and was elected captain of the team in 1922. After graduating from the U of Chicago in 1923, Romney was head basketball coach at the University of Texas at Austin during the 1922–23 season. He coached the Longhorns to a record of 11–7.

Romney was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. He is the cousin of George W. Romney, father of former Massachusetts Governor and 2012 Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney. Mitt Romney is his namesake and is a first cousin once removed.

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