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Former Eagles center Ken Farragut passes away at age 85

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Ken Farragut, a Pro Bowl center for the Eagles in 1953, passed away Sunday from diabetes complications in Pennyslvania, the club announced Monday.

Farragut, 85, played collegiately at Ole Miss and a was a sixth-round pick of Philadelphia in 1951. He played four seasons with the Eagles.

According to, Farragut retired after the 1954 season to go into business, and his U.S. Roofing company still exists today.

Funeral arrangements have yet to be finalized for Farragut, who is survived by his wife, three children, eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

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9 Responses to “Former Eagles center Ken Farragut passes away at age 85”
  1. realnflmaster says: Feb 17, 2014 1:28 PM

    An Eagle? Pst. Have they won anything?

  2. thepftpoet says: Feb 17, 2014 1:34 PM

    Rest in peace.

    Poor guy never got to see a Super Bowl win.

  3. thevikesarebest says: Feb 17, 2014 1:39 PM

    The Viking dynasty cannot be stopped next season SKOL

  4. elliottcovert says: Feb 17, 2014 1:43 PM

    Rest in Peace

  5. h3min1230 says: Feb 17, 2014 1:48 PM

    Those 2 Vikings “fans” need some new material.
    That act is the Steelers fan with the long username.
    He’s actually funny.

  6. steves11 says: Feb 17, 2014 5:08 PM

    If you remember this guy playing for the Eagles….you’re “getting old”.

  7. Youknowimright says: Feb 17, 2014 5:12 PM

    Ultimate system guy. He will suck wherever he goes,outside of philly. Philly sucks too , though. So they are made for each other.

  8. mysonzdad says: Feb 17, 2014 10:44 PM

    Hopefully Philly fans won’t boo at the funeral

  9. Youknowimright says: Feb 17, 2014 11:56 PM

    The comment was about cooper. My bad.

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