Portland native Fred Quillan, ex-49er, dies

Fred Quillan, who played at Central Catholic, U-0 and the 49ers, was 60

Portland native Fred Quillan is seen in an undated photo from the San Francisco 49ers. Quillan, 60, died Sept. 12, 2016
Portland native Fred Quillan is seen in an undated photo from the San Francisco 49ers. Quillan, 60, died Sept. 12, 2016

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Fred Quillan, who starred at Central Catholic and the University of Oregon before playing with the San Francisco 49ers died Monday, the team announced.

Quillan, a 2-time Super Bowl champion with the 49ers, was 60. He played 10 years in the NFL as a center, all with San Francisco. He played in 143 games plus 11 more in the playoffs.

In 1976, Quillan was named an All-West Coast center with the Ducks.

Details of his death were not immediately available.

 

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