Former Eagles and Steelers WR Looney dies at 98
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Don Looney, who played for the Philadelphia Eagles and also starred at TCU, has died. He was 98.
Looney died Sunday, according to an obituary posted by Greenwood Chapel, where services will be held Thursday.
Looney was the last known survivor of the 1938 TCU team that won the national championship. He then played receiver for the Eagles in 1940, leading the league with 58 receptions and 707 yards.
After spending the next two seasons with the Steelers, he went into the military.
Following his playing career, Looney served as an NFL official.
His son, Joe Don Looney, was a first-round draft pick by the Giants in 1964 and spent parts of five seasons in the league.
He is survived by a granddaughter, Tara Casimano, and four great-grandchildren.