Theodore William Connolly (born December 5, 1931–February 24, 2014) was a former professional American football player for the San Francisco 49ers from 1954 to 1962 and Cleveland Browns in 1963.
He earned all-Pro honors and was a member of the 1962 NFL All-Star team as named by The Sporting News.
He originally played in college at Santa Clara University and was an All-American until they dropped football in 1951. He moved on to the University of Tulsa where he graduated in 1953.
He died at his home in Gardnerville, Nevada on February 24, 2014 from acute myelocytic leukemia.
- ^ James, Marty (March 11, 2014). "Ted Connolly, former 49er and Napa resident, dies at 82". Napa Valley Register (Napa, CA: Lee Enterprises, Inc.). Retrieved March 11, 2014.
By Dean Hanley
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