Former LSU, Cleveland Browns player Konz dies at age 79

Updated: February 6, 2008, 3:29 PM ET
Associated Press

BATON ROUGE, La. -- Kenny Konz, an All-Southeastern Conference halfback for the LSU Tigers in 1950 and a member of the LSU Athletic Hall of Fame, died in Alliance, Ohio, from complications from pneumonia, the school announced Wednesday.

The last living member of the defensive backfields of the Cleveland Browns' championship teams in the 1950s under Paul Brown, Konz was 79 at the time of his death on Tuesday.

Konz played at LSU from 1948 to 1950, earning All-SEC honors his senior ...

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