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Former Michigan All-American running back Rob Lytle dies at 56

November 21, 2010 | 10:29 am

Rob Lytle, an All-American running back at Michigan who scored a touchdown in the 1978 Super Bowl as a Denver Broncos rookie, has died. He was 56.

Lytle died of a heart attack Saturday night in Fremont, Ohio, Memorial Hospital spokeswoman Chasity O'Neill said Sunday.

Lytle was drafted by the Broncos in the second round in 1977. He scored on a one-yard run in Denver's 27-10 Super Bowl loss to Dallas. He played seven seasons with the Broncos.

-- Associated Press