Reds Bagnell

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Reds Bagnell
Date of birth: (1928-09-15)September 15, 1928
Place of birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Date of death: July 10, 1995 (age 66)
Place of death: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Career information
Position(s): Halfback
College: Pennsylvania
NFL Draft: 1951 / Round: 11 / Pick: 134
Drafted by: New York Giants

Francis "Reds" Bagnell (September 15, 1928 – July 10, 1995) was an American football halfback in college. He was an All-American tailback for the University of Pennsylvania, from which he graduated in 1951. He won the Maxwell Award, was third for Heisman Trophy balloting, and was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame. Inducted in 1970 to the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame.

Bagnell passed up his chance to play in the NFL to enlist in the Navy, where he served a 4 year stint as a Naval Officer. He spent his professional career as a successful stock broker and investment banker in Philadelphia, PA.

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