|Date of birth:June 20, 1899|
|Place of birth: Salt Lake City, Utah|
|Date of death: November 10, 1975 (aged 76)|
|Place of death: Little Rock, Arkansas|
|College: University of Chicago|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
| * Racine Legion (1923–1924)
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Milton Addas "Mitt" Romney (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 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 University 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. Romney died in Little Rock, Arkansas on November 10, 1975.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Joan Vennochi (April 16, 2002). "Romney's Charm Offensive". Boston Globe: p. A21. https://pqasb.pqarchiver.com/boston/access/113923177.html?FMT=ABS&FMTS=ABS:FT&type=current&date=Apr+16%2C+2002&author=JOAN+VENNOCHI&pub=Boston+Globe&desc=ROMNEY%27S+CHARM+OFFENSIVE&pqatl=google. Retrieved February 25, 2012.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 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. https://web.archive.org/web/20120227123056/http://www.chicagotribune.com/sns-rt-usa-campaignmittl2e8dod5i-20120224%2C0%2C724379.story. Retrieved February 24, 2012.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 Carol Felsenthal. "Mitt Romney's Chicago Connection". Chicago Magazine. http://www.chicagomag.com/Chicago-Magazine/Felsenthal-Files/July-2011/Mitt-Romney-Named-after-QB-for-Chicago-Bears-U-of-Chicago/. Retrieved February 25, 2012.
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 Pro-Football-Reference, Retrieved February 25, 2012.
- ↑ https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/R/RomnMi20.htm
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