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Milt Morin, 10-year NFL player with Cleveland Browns, dies at 67

July 11, 2010 |  7:52 am
Morin Milt Morin, who played 10 seasons in the NFL as a tight end for the Cleveland Browns, has died. He was 67.

Morin died Friday at Cooley Dickenson Hospital in Northampton, Mass. The cause has not been officially determined, said his son, Monte, who is an editor at The Times. Morin had been battling a kidney illness before his death.

Morin played football at the University of Massachusetts from 1963 to 1965 and twice made All-America. He became a first-round pick in the NFL draft in 1966 and was voted an All-Pro in 1969 and 1971.

He died a week before being inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.

In addition to his son, he is survived by his wife, Ellen; daughter Ellen; four sisters; three brothers; and a grandchild.

-- Times staff writers

Photo: Milt Morin in 1972.