Milton Romney

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Milton Romney
No. 10
Position: Fullback, halfback, quarterback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1899-06-20)June 20, 1899
Place of birth: Salt Lake City, Utah
Date of death: November 1975 (aged 76)
Career information
College: Chicago
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games played: 73
Games started: 41
Player stats at

Milton Addas "Mitt" Romney[1][2][3] (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[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 U 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]


  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.