Former 49ers center Fred Quillan dies at age 60

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Fred Quillan, the former San Francisco center who played on the 49ers' first two Super Bowl champion teams, has died. He was 60.

The team said Thursday that Quillan died Monday.

Quillan played all 10 seasons of his NFL career with the 49ers after being drafted in the seventh round out of Oregon in 1978. He appeared in 143 games and made 129 starts in the regular season. He also appeared in 11 playoff games, including Super Bowl wins following the 1981 and `84 seasons.

Quillan was named to Pro Bowls in 1984 and 1985.

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