Former NFL OL Leon Donohue dies at age 77

REDDING, Calif. (AP) Former NFL offensive lineman Leon Donohue has died at age 77.

San Jose State announced Wednesday that Donohue died on Aug. 11 in Redding. The school did not release a cause of death.

After starring at San Jose State, Donohue spent six seasons in the NFL with the San Francisco 49ers and Dallas Cowboys. He played 84 regular season games and the final contest of his career came in the 1967 NFL championship game in Green Bay known as the ''Ice Bowl.''

Donohue is survived by his wife, Judy; daughters Kerry Jessen, Linda Burmester and Janet Demsher; and brothers Al Donohue and Jeff Donohue.



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