Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Former Philadelphia Eagles Pro Bowl
center Ken Farragut passed away Sunday in Pennsylvania from complications with
diabetes. He was 85 years old.
Drafted by the Eagles in the sixth round in 1951 out of the University of
Mississippi, Farragut played just four seasons with Philadelphia and was
selected to the Pro Bowl in 1953.
Farragut retired following the 1954 season to go into business as the founder
of United States Roofing Corporation. He was selected into the University of
Mississippi Hall of Fame in 1988, as well as the Pennsylvania Hall of Fame in
1992. Also, Farragut was the 1992 recipient of the NFL Alumni Achievement
Farragut is survived by his wife, Jane, his daughter, Debbie, sons David and
Danny along with eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
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