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Monday, January 31, 2011
49ers: Condolences to ex-QB Shaun Hill

By Mike Sando
ESPN.com

For a year or two, fans of the San Francisco 49ers passionately debated whether Shaun Hill or Alex Smith should have started at quarterback for the team.

All can agree on this: Condolences go out to Hill and his family after Hill's father, Ted, died Saturday at age 60 from injuries suffered during a fall from a rooftop.

"The 49ers wish Shaun Hill and his family well in this tough time," wrote Bob Lange, the 49ers' director of public relations. "What a great guy his dad was. Stay strong Shaun."