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.