Bo Farrington

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Bo Farrington
No. 84
Position: Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1936-02-06)February 6, 1936
Place of birth: DeWalt, Texas
Date of death: July 27, 1964(1964-07-27) (aged 28)
Place of death: Rensselaer, Indiana
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 217 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school: Houston (TX) Yates
College: Prairie View A&M
NFL Draft: 1960 / Round: 16 / Pick: 187
AFL draft: 1960 / Round: Second Selections
(by the Boston Patriots)
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Receptions: 55
Receiving yards: 881
Touchdowns: 7
Player stats at

John R. "Bo" Farrington (January 18, 1936– July 27, 1964) was an American football player for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League. He attended Prairie View A&M University.

Farrington was killed in an automobile accident on July 27, 1964 in Rensselaer, Indiana at the age of 28 along with teammate Willie Galimore.[1]


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