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Jan. 27, 1956

Fred Quillan


Quillan, born in Portland, played for Central Catholic High and the University of Oregon before embarking on a 10-year NFL career that included Super Bowl rings from the 1981 and 1984 seasons.

Quillan was the Niners' center, a 6-5, 260-pounder drafted by SF in the seventh round (No. 174 overall) in 1978.

He wound up playing in 143 regular-season games.