The Philadelphia Eagles announced Monday that Ken Farragut, a Pro Bowl center for the Eagles in 1953, passed away Sunday from diabetes complications in Pennyslvania.
Farragut, 85, was originally from Moss Point. He played at Ole Miss from 1947-50 and was a sixth-round pick of Philadelphia in 1951. He was the overall 68th pick in the NFL draft. He played four seasons with the Eagles.
He played for Philadelphia from 1951-54 and earned Pro Bowl honors in 1953.
He was selected to the University of Mississippi Hall of Fame in 1988 and the Pennsylvania Hall of Fame in 1992.
Farragut played for Coach Johnny Vaught at Ole Miss and was a four-year letterman.
He was the recipient of the NFL Alumni Career Achievement Award in 1992.
His funeral will take place in Lafayette Hill, Pa.