American Football Database
Bo Farrington
No. 84     
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
Career information
College: Prairie View A&M
NFL Draft: 1960 / Round: 16 / Pick: 187
Debuted in 1960 for the Chicago Bears
Last played in 1963 for the Chicago Bears
Career history
* Chicago Bears (1960-1963)
Career highlights and awards
Receptions     55
Receiving yards     881
Touchdowns     7
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]


External links