Milton Romney

Milton Addas "Mitt" Romney[1][2][3] (June 20, 1899 – November 10, 1975) was an American football player who played in the offensive backfield for the Racine Legion from 1923 to 1924[4] and was a quarterback for the Chicago Bears from 1925 to 1928.[1][4] 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.[3] After graduating from the University of Chicago in 1923,[3] 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.[2] Romney died in Little Rock, Arkansas on November 10, 1975.[5]

Milton Romney
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Position:Fullback
Halfback
Quarterback
Personal information
Born:June 20, 1899
Salt Lake City, Utah
Died:November 10, 1975 (aged 76)
Little Rock, Arkansas
Career information
College:University of Chicago
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games played:73
Games started:41
Player stats at NFL.com

References

  1. ^ a b Joan Vennochi (April 16, 2002). "Romney's Charm Offensive". Boston Globe. p. A21. Retrieved February 25, 2012.
  2. ^ a b Holland, Steve (February 24, 2012). "Mitt Romney in search of more Mitts at Mitt restaurant". The Chicago Tribune. Archived from the original on February 27, 2012. Retrieved February 24, 2012.
  3. ^ a b c Carol Felsenthal. "Mitt Romney's Chicago Connection". Chicago Magazine. Retrieved February 25, 2012.
  4. ^ a b Pro-Football-Reference, Retrieved February 25, 2012.
  5. ^ https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/R/RomnMi20.htm
1921 All-Big Ten Conference football team

The 1921 All-Big Ten Conference football team consists of American football players selected to the All-Big Ten Conference teams chosen by various selectors for the 1921 Big Ten Conference football season.

1921 Big Ten Conference football season

The 1921 Big Ten Conference football season was the 26th season of college football played by the member schools of the Big Ten Conference (also known as the Western Conference) and was a part of the 1921 college football season.

The 1921 Iowa Hawkeyes football team, under head coach Howard Jones, compiled a 7–0 record and won the Big Ten championship. Quarterback Aubrey Devine and tackle Duke Slater received first-team All-American honors. Devine, Slater, fullback Gordon Locke, and end Lester Belding received first-team All-Big Ten honors. The team was retroactively selected as the 1921 national champion by the Billingsley Report and as a co-national champion by Parke H. Davis.The 1921 Chicago Maroons football team, under head coach Amos Alonzo Stagg, compiled a 6–1 record, finished in a tie for second place in the Big Ten, and led the conference in scoring defense (1.9 points allowed per game). Notable players included end Fritz Crisler, quarterback Milton Romney, fullback John Webster Thomas, guard Charles Redmon, and tackle Charles McGuire.

The 1921 Michigan Wolverines football team, under head coach Fielding H. Yost compiled a 5–1–1 record, shut out five of seven opponents, and led the Big Ten in scoring offense (26.7 points per game). Center Ernie Vick was selected as a first-team All-American by Walter Camp, and end Paul G. Goebel was selected as a first-team All-American by sports writer Lawrence Perry. Guard Robert J. Dunne served as the team's captain and was selected as a first-team All-Big Ten Conference player. Harry Kipke and Doug Roby were the team's leading scorers.

1921 Chicago Maroons football team

The 1921 Chicago Maroons football team was an American football team that represented the University of Chicago during the 1921 Big Ten Conference football season. In their 30th season under head coach Amos Alonzo Stagg, the Maroons compiled a 6–1 record, finished in a tie for second place in the Big Ten Conference, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 111 to 13.Notable players on the 1921 team included end Fritz Crisler, quarterback Milton Romney, fullback John Webster Thomas, guard Charles Redmon, and tackle Charles McGuire.

Al Grygo

Aloysius Joseph Grygo (August 14, 1918 – September 27, 1971) was an American football running back and quarterback in the National Football League. He played for the Chicago Bears. He played college football for the South Carolina Gamecocks.

Bob Perina

Robert Ian Perina (January 16, 1921 – August 2, 1991) was an American football running back, quarterback and defensive back in the National Football League. He played for the New York Yankees, Brooklyn Dodgers, Chicago Rockets, Chicago Bears and Baltimore Colts. He played college football for the Princeton Tigers.

Bob Williams (quarterback)

Robert Allen Williams (January 2, 1930 – May 26, 2016) was an American football quarterback in the National Football League (NFL).

Dick Flanagan

Richard E. Flanagan (October 31, 1927 in Sidney, Ohio – September 27, 1997) was a National Football League center who played eight seasons. He also played RB in college and his first year with the Bears, LB until his last 2 years in the game, and OG also.

Joey Sternaman

Joseph Theodore Sternaman (February 1, 1900 – March 10, 1988) was a professional American football player, born in Springfield, Illinois, who played quarterback for nine seasons for the Chicago Bears and Duluth Kelleys. At 5'6" and 135 pounds he was called "the strongest little man I ever met" by sportswriter Grantland Rice. He played quarterback during the years Red Grange starred with the Bears. In 1926, he was the quarterback, head coach, and owner of the Chicago Bulls of the first American Football League. Joey was also the brother of Chicago Bears co-owner Dutch Sternaman.

Johnny Long (American football)

John Anton Long (December 13, 1914 – February 3, 1975) was an American football quarterback in the National Football League. He played for the Chicago Bears. He played college football for the Colgate Raiders.

Keith Molesworth

Keith Frank Molesworth (October 20, 1905 – March 12, 1966) was an American football player and coach. He also played and managed in minor league baseball.

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These quarterbacks have started at least one game for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League. They are listed in order of the date of each player's first start at quarterback for the Bears.

Milton (given name)

Milton is a given name, and may refer to:

People:

Milton Acorn (1923–1986), Canadian poet, writer, and playwright

Milton Ager (1893–1979), American composer

Milton Avery (1885–1965), American modern painter

Milton Babbitt (1916–2011), American composer

Milton Barney (born 1963), American football player

Mílton Barros (born 1984), Angolan professional basketball player

Milton Bearden (born 1940), retired Central Intelligence Agency officer, author, and film consultant

Milton Berle (1908–2002), American comedian

Milton Blanco (born 1984), American soccer player

Milton Bradley (1836–1911), American toymaker

Milton Bradley (baseball) (born 1978), American baseball player

Milton Brown (1903–1936), American band leader and vocalist

Milton Brown (politician) (1804–1883), U.S. Representative from Tennessee

Milton Chitsime, Zimbabwean writer

Milton Campbell, former track and field athlete from the United States

Milton Caniff, American cartoonist

Milton H. Erickson, an American psychiatrist

Milton Friedman, economist

Milton Frome, American television and film actor

Milton Goode (born 1960), American high jumper

Milton S. Hershey, founder of the Hershey Chocolate Company and Hershey, Pennsylvania

Milton Huddart, rugby league footballer of the 1980s

R. Milton Johnson, American chief executive

Milton Jones, British comedian

Milton McGriggs, American football player

Milton Morris, Australian politician

Milton Nascimento, Brazilian singer-songwriter

Milton Obote, Ugandan politician

Milton Prell, American hotel and casino developer

Milton A. Romjue (1874–1968), U.S. Representative from Missouri

Milton Romney, football player

Milton Vieira, Brazilian mixed martial artist

Milton Wynants, Uruguayan cyclist

Milton, American singer-songwriterFictional characters:

Milton Calypeer, in the movie Cars

Milton Krest, the villain in the James Bond short story "The Hildebrand Rarity"

Milton Mamet, in the television series The Walking Dead

Noah Mullins

Noah Walker Mullins (May 23, 1918 – October 31, 1998) was an American football running back, quarterback and defensive back in the National Football League. He played for the Chicago Bears and New York Giants. He played college football for the Kentucky Wildcats.

Pard Pearce

Walter Irving "Pard" Pearce (October 23, 1896 – May 24, 1974) was a professional American football player who played quarterback for six seasons for the Decatur Staleys, the Chicago Staleys, the Chicago Bears, the Kenosha Maroons, and the Providence Steam Roller. Pearce was the first starting quarterback for the Bears in team history.

Rusty Lisch

Russell John "Rusty" Lisch (born December 21, 1956) is a former professional American football quarterback in the National Football League. He played five seasons for the St. Louis Cardinals (1980–1983) and the Chicago Bears (1984). After 5 seasons in the NFL, Lisch only managed 1 touchdown versus 11 interceptions thrown. He retired with a 25.1 passer rating.At the University of Notre Dame, Lisch was part of Dan Devine's first recruiting class in 1975. He made his first start in place of injured Rick Slager in 1976, achieving a 40-27 victory against Miami. He started the first three games of 1977 but then would yield the starting job to Joe Montana. Lisch would finally be named the permanent starting quarterback as a fifth-year senior in 1979, winning seven of ten starts, highlighted by his 336-yard passing effort as the Irish rallied from a 17-3 deficit against South Carolina for an 18-17 victory.

Lisch's rather bad NFL career caused him to receive the "honor" as the worst player in NFL history from sports blog Deadspin in 2011, saying:

One year later, with Jim McMahon and Steve Fuller hurt, Lisch started a game for the Bears against Green Bay. He played so poorly that Mike Ditka pulled him, "for Walter Payton."His son is professional basketball player, Kevin Lisch.

Steve Bradley (American football)

Steven Carl Bradley (born July 16, 1963) is a former American football quarterback in the National Football League. He played for the Chicago Bears. He played college football for the Indiana Hoosiers.

Steve Stenstrom

Steve Stenstrom (born December 23, 1971) is a former professional American football quarterback.

Tom Farris

Thomas George Farris (September 16, 1920 – November 16, 2002) was an American football quarterback who played for the Chicago Bears (1946–1947) in National Football League the Chicago Rockets (1948) in the All-America Football Conference.

After playing college football at the University of Wisconsin, Farris was an 11th round selection (99th overall pick) of the 1942 NFL Draft by the Green Bay Packers. But before training camp, he enlisted in the United States Coast Guard to serve in World War II. He played 33 regular season games over 3 seasons. In 1946, which was his best season, he had 1 passing touchdown, 2 pass interceptions, 1 reception and 16 receiving yards.

Virgil Carter

Virgil R. Carter (born November 9, 1945) is a former professional American football quarterback who played in the National Football League and the World Football League from 1967 through 1976.

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